Wake held for hero teacher

Victoria Soto was one of the teachers killed Victoria Soto was one of the teachers killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photo Credit:

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STRATFORD - The wake for the Sandy Hook teacher and Stratford native Victoria Soto was held tonight.

It was held at the Adzima Funeral home in Stratford.

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Soto was gunned down while trying to protect her students.

She managed to hide several of them in a classroom closet, saving their lives.

Her funeral is tomorrow.

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