Police arrest man in connection with deadly assault in SoMa

A San Francisco man has been arrested in connection with the assault of another man in August who eventually died from his injuries, police announced Monday.

Anthony Jones, 31, was arrested around 4 p.m. Sept. 29 in the area of Market and Jones streets for allegedly assaulting Evaristo Rocha-Rodriguez Aug. 23.

The incident just before 1 a.m. near Seventh and Market streets led to Rocha-Rodriguez’s death Sept. 13 from his injuries, including blunt force head trauma, police said.

Jones was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter, assault with deadly weapon other than a firearm, and probation violation.

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