A 37-year-old woman was beaten so badly Saturday that she had to undergo emergency surgery at LDS Hospital, police said.

Rebecca Lowe, 37, was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing emergency surgery for her injuries Saturday night, a hospital spokesman said.Paramedics found the woman lying near a Dumpster near 1600 West and 900 South about 6 p.m. Employees at a nearby business saw the woman and called 911, Salt Lake Police Lt. Sandra Urry said.

Investigators haven't had the chance to ask the woman what happened.