Thursday, January 23, 2014
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Coroner's investigators say a woman kicked and beaten outside a Southern California nightclub died from blunt force trauma to the head.
The Orange County coroner's office announced the cause of death after completing an autopsy on 23-year-old Annie "Kim" Pham of Westminster on Thursday.
Pham was taken off life support Tuesday, three days after the beating that began with an argument in line for The Crosby, a restaurant, bar and nightclub.
Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna tells the Orange County Register police are still seeking two women and two men in their 20s who they believe took part in the fight. Rewards totaling $10,000 is being offered for information leading to arrests.
The one person arrested so far, 25-year-old Vanesa Zavala, pleaded not guilty Wednesday.