SFPD Offers Reward for 2001 Southern Homicide 22-090

On June 18, 2001, 25-year-old Paula Brien was last seen in front of former establishment Gina’s bar near 6th and Mission streets in San Francisco. Paula was seen with an unidentified male in a red car. Less than two hours later, the mother of two was found deceased near 455 Harriet Street. The unidentified male is described as a white man approximately 5’11” to 6 feet tall, muscular in build, and wearing short pants. The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect(s). 

The San Francisco Police Department has authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder. A copy of the Crime Bulletin accompanies this release. 

Anyone with information regarding this case may contact Homicide Cold case Investigator Daniel Cunningham of the San Francisco Police Department at 1-415-553-9515, Investigator Daniel Dedet at 1-415-553-1450, Sgt. Alan Levy at 1-415-553-9245 or through Department Operations Center (DOC) at 1-415-553-1071. Persons wishing to stay anonymous may contact the SFPD 24-Hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or by sending a text message to Text-A-Tip at TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

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