San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Adachi, 59, was elected last year to his fifth term as public defender, an office he had held since 2003.
Mayor London Breed administers the oath of office for San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, with his wife, Mutsuko, at his side at the Public Defender's Office on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)