Two 22-year-old males have been charged with murder in the death last week of a 21-year-old female UCLA student. Prosecutors said the motive for the UCLA murder was robbery.
Their attorneys denied their clients’ involvement, according to the local ABC News affiliate.
The victim, Andrea DelVesco of Austin, TX, was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority, and reportedly faced drug charges in a separate case.
The suspects are accused of stabbing her during a burglary, then setting her apartment on fire to cover up their crime.
DelVesco’s family mourned her this week as “a beautiful soul.”