A vigil is being held Monday in downtown Oakland on the anniversary of the slaying of a 37-year-old transgender woman who was sitting in her car socializing with friends when she was killed, vigil organizers said. Brandy Martell was fatally shot April 29, 2012, in the 400 block of 13th Street in Oakland. Responding officers found Martell in a car and pronounced her dead. Her murder remains unsolved.
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