For Immediate Release
Case # 11WF1668

July 13, 2011

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486




WHO: Orange County District Attorney Chief of Staff Susan Schroeder


WHAT: Will attending the arraignment of defendant Catherine Kieu, 48, Garden Grove, who was charged today by the Orange County District Attorney with one felony count of torture, one felony count of aggravated mayhem, and 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. Schroeder will be available to discuss public and media-related inquiries regarding the case charges before and after the arraignment.


WHEN: Today, Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 1:30 p.m.


WHERE: Department W-15, West Justice Center, Westminster


*For further information, please visit 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.”