Courts & Law

Hearing set in fatal purse snatch

A PRE-TRIAL hearing has been scheduled for two men accused in a homicide that started as a purse snatch in Garden Grove (Shutterstock).

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18 in the case of two men accused of homicide in Garden Grove in an incident which started out as a purse snatch.

According to the Orange County District Attorney, the hearing will be held at 9 a.m. at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.

Gregory Anthony Walker and Giovanni Solomon Guy are accused in the death of Nga Ngoc Nguyen, 32, of Santa Ana.

The two are charged with trying to steal the purse of Nguyen in a shopping center in the area of Westminster Boulevard and Brookhurst Street in Garden Grove the morning of May 8.

Nguyen was fatally injured when she was allegedly dragged along the ground by Walker and then ran over by Guy. The suspects fled the scene and were arrested in Los Angeles County.

 

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