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California woman beaten to death outside club for getting in the way of photo


Kim Pham

Kim Pham was beaten outside of club for accidentally walking in front of a camera.

When Kim Pham went clubbing this past Saturday night, by all accounts she was having a great time with friends at The Crosby in Santa Ana, Calif. But when she stepped outside and accidentally walked in front of a camera while a group was posing for a photo, it cost her dearly.

The group  got into a heated argument with Pham’s friends because of the mistake and a fight ensued. During the fight, Pham was beaten unconscious with an object. Pham was later declared brain-dead and removed from life support. She died on Tuesday. The Chatham University graduate and aspiring journalist was well loved by her friends.

A memorial  of flowers and cards and candles is growing steadily outside the club where she was attacked. There was cellphone footage of the fight and based on that footage police arrested a 20-year-old unidentified woman. Law enforcement is still seeking four Latino suspects in the case; two men and two women. A $5,000 reward has been offered by friends of Pham for information leading to the arrest of the remaining suspects.




  1. Tiera on January 23, 2014 at 9:53 am

    They will all be caught they will not get away with this horrible senseless murder!

  2. gomurr on January 25, 2014 at 12:11 am

    So much senseless violence. I’m close to giving up on this world, or rather, the people in it. People have become so cold and vicious…..who beats someone to death for accidentally walking into the frame of a photo??? Who does that? I’ve always believed the light will prevail over the dark, but I’m beginning to wonder. We have lost all sanctity for life. I realize it’s not just young people, but there sure seems to be a lot of them who have no respect, no empathy, and no reverence for any life other than their own, whether it be their peer’s, an unborn child, the elderly neighbor, or the family pet. It’s really so sad. We’ve become a nation of narcissist psychopaths.

  3. Globetrotter on January 26, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    I hope the pigs do big time! We need to Zombies like taht off the Streets!