Accused attacker of Holocaust author pleads not guilty

Eric Hunt, the 23-year-old New Jersey man accused of attacking author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel Feb. 1 in a San Francisco hotel, pleaded not guilty today to six felony charges.

Hunt is due back in court Oct. 1 for a pretrial conference, but his attorneys are still trying to have his case diverted to Behavioral Health Court.

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Mohammed Nuru, head of SF Public Works, arrested in FBI corruption probe

A newly released federal complaint has detailed the stunning allegations that led… Continue reading

Housing at San Francisco’s Union Square? Maybe the time has come

This is no fantasy scenario; it’s real…if Sand Hill properties gets its way.

Preston, advocates pressure major landlord to sell buildings to city or nonprofits

San Francisco’s largest owner of rent-controlled properties is unwilling to entertain demands… Continue reading

SF police union calls for federal prosecution of man shot by police

San Francisco’s police union urged federal authorities to intervene Monday after newly… Continue reading

Most Read