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Fatal nightclub beating draws six-year prison sentences for women
Fatal nightclub beating draws six-year prison sentences for women

Two women who kicked a 23-year-old newlywed to death during a chaotic, violent brawl outside a trendy Santa Ana nightclub were each sentenced Friday to six years in prison. Vanesa Zavala and Candace Brito were convicted in July of felony manslaughter but acquitted on far more serious charges of second-degree murder. Both women tearfully apologized for their roles in the fatal beating of Kim Pham, a case that attracted widespread attention, in part because of initial reports that clubgoers watched or recorded the brawl on their smartphones rather than intervene. "If I could change it, I would," Brito told the court and Pham's family members. "I have prayed for each...

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