SANTA ANA, Calif. – A 64-year-old woman was charged yesterday for the shooting-murder of a family member outside a Brea home. Eunsoo Bae, La Habra, is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a firearm. If convicted, Bae faces a maximum sentence of 50 years to life in state prison. The defendant is being held on $1 million bail. She is scheduled for a continued arraignment on Jan. 27, 2017, in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana.
On Jan. 10, 2017, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Bae and several family members were in front of a house in Brea preparing to leave for dinner. The defendant is accused of pulling a firearm out of her purse and firing 10 rounds at the victim, 40-year-old Jennifer L. Family members subdued Bae and called 911.
Jennifer L. was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead as the result of multiple bullet wounds. Bae was arrested at the home by the Brea Police Department, who investigated this case.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Walker of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.
Orange County District Attorney / Case # 17NF0108 / January 13, 2017