|For Immediate Release
Case # 11WF1668 July 22, 2011
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
WHO: Catherine Kieu, 48, Garden Grove
WHAT: Will appear in court this morning for a scheduled arraignment, where the defense is expected to request a continuance. Kieu is charged with one felony count of torture and one felony count of aggravated mayhem with sentencing enhancements for great bodily injury and personal use of a knife. If convicted on all counts, she faces a maximum sentence of life in state prison with the possibility of parole. The defendant is being held without bail.
WHEN: Today, Friday, July 22, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Department W-15, West Justice Center, Westminster
*For further information, please visit www.orangecountyda.com and select under Press Releases/Media Advisories the July 13, 2011, Orange County District Attorney Press Release titled “Woman to be Arraigned for Cutting off Man’s Penis After Tying Him to Bed.”