Homicide Investigators Release Sketches of February Cathedral Hill Homicide Suspects

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On Thursday, February 18, 2016 at approximately 8:30PM, two victims were attacked during a street robbery on Post Street, between Franklin and Gough Street.  During the course of the robbery one of the victims was attacked with a weapon.  The two robbery suspects fled on foot.

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, the victim who had been attacked with a weapon succumbed to his wounds and died.  The victim was a 44 year old man who was a tourist from the United Kingdom.  Video evidence was recovered that captured the brutal murder and composite sketches of the suspects have been drawn.  The sketches and a link to surveillance video accompany this press release.

Preliminary suspect descriptions are:

  • Black adult male approximately 5’10” with a heavy build last seen wearing a dark hoodie and blue jeans
  • Black/mixed race adult female approximately 5’4”, small build with dreadlocks or braids.

SFPD Homicide investigators are seeking the assistance of the public to identify the outstanding suspects. Please contact investigators if you were in the area of the crime near the time of the crime, observed any suspicious activity, or if you have any information regarding the identity of the suspects.

Please contact: Sergeants Chris Canning, Scott Warnke, Anthony Ravano or Alan Levy at the Homicide Detail during business hours at (415) 553-1145, anytime via the Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444, or Text A Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.


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