Vigil held for mom, daughter killed in murder-suicide

Nhi Nguyen and Cam Thi To

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As friends get ready for the funeral of a mom and daughter killed in a horrific murder-suicide, the community gathered to remember them in a vigil.

Earlier this month, police found 11-year-old Nhi Nguyen and her mom, Cam Thi To shot to death in their northwest Albuquerque apartment.

Police say To’s husband killed them and then turned the gun on himself. The family moved to New Mexico just a few months ago, but their opportunity for a new life was cut short.

“It’s through these vigils that people learn it’s OK to speak up, and to take a stand,” Tracy Fabre, co-organizer. “I hope we do that before more children die.”

The gathering took place at Monzano Mesa Rec Center near Eubank and Southern. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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