SFPD Investigates Southern District Homicide 23-144

Suspect Under Arrest   

On August 16, 2023, at approximately 3:54 a.m., San Francisco Police Officers from Southern Station responded to the area of Rausch and Howard Streets to investigate an aggravated assault. SFPD Officers arrived on scene and located a 25-year-old male victim who was unresponsive. Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene who transported the victim to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Despite the life-saving measures of the medical staff, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in the hospital. 

SFPD Homicide Detail took lead on the investigation. Through the course of the investigation the suspect was identified as Cornelius Carlisle, a 32-year-old male. Homicide investigators sent out a crime bulletin to department members for the arrest of Carlisle for the homicide. 

On November 12, 2023 at approximately 11:28 a.m., SFPD officers were on patrol on the 100 block of Larkin Street and recognized and detained Carlisle based on the homicide crime bulletin. Carlisle was booked on a Ramey warrant for homicide (187(a) PC) and transported to San Francisco County Jail. 

While an arrest has been made, this incident remains an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.    

Inc # 230-579-730 


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