Candace Marie Brito ID’ed as Second Suspect Arrested in Kim Pham Murder Case

Candace Marie Brito has been identified as the second woman–after Vanesa Zavala–arrested on suspicion of being involved in a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub that led to the death of Kim Pham.

Brito has, like Zavala, been charged with one count of murder.

Pham was left unconscious after the beating and died after her family took her off life support several days later.

Zavala and Brito have both pled not guilty to the murder.

Brito’s lawyer, Michael Molfetta, told the Orange County Register that Brito is “petrified and confused.”

“She didn’t do a thing wrong,” he said, adding that she has never had trouble with the law.

Police are looking for a third woman who they are describing and a person of interest, as well as two men.


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