San Francisco police are investigating a homicide after finding a woman stabbed to death inside her home near 16th and Mission streets.
Officers responded to the home in the 2000 block of Mission Street on Friday on a report of a body. The Medical Examiner later found that the 59-year-old Yvonne Barillas had been stabbed.
Police were mum on details in a preliminary report Monday.
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The San Francisco medical examiner has identified the victim of Wednesday’s Sunnydale killing as 23-year-old Bobby Jones.The San Francisco man was found with a gunshot wound in his head outside a home in the 100 block of Brookdale Avenue around 6 p.m. ShotSpotter technology alerted authorities to the shooting, police said. Read More
A Hunters Point woman told cops she stabbed an intruder to death in her home early Sunday.
Bayview cops found the alleged intruder, identified as 40-year-old Anthony Payne, lying outside the door of the woman's home in the 700 block of Kirkwood Avenue around 4:30 a.m. He had a stab wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Read More
The bicyclist who was struck by a food delivery truck in the Financial District on Wednesday has died. The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the bicyclist Thursday as Nancy Ho, 25, of San Francisco.Ho was struck at Fremont and Mission streets just after 8 a.m. Read More
Bruce Smith was smoking outside the Burlingame Long-Term Care facility at 3:30 p.m. when he apparently dropped the cigarette onto his gown, which caught fire.
Days later, the 67-year-old died at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco from the burns he suffered.
The fatal fire is now under investigation by state and local health authorities. Read More
The first three homicides in San Francisco this year all occurred within a seven-block radius of a known trouble spot in the Tenderloin.
Community members, however, are quick to defend the neighborhood where the new year got off to a violent start. Read More