Police released this surveillance image after the November 2014 beating. The three men were believed to have been persons of interest in the case. (Courtesy SFPD)

Police released this surveillance image after the November 2014 beating. The three men were believed to have been persons of interest in the case. (Courtesy SFPD)

Third suspect arrested in brutal 2014 beating death of homeless man

The third suspect in the brutal beating death of a homeless man in 2014 was booked into jail on Thursday, according to San Francisco police.

Anthony Gibson-Brum, 22, was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of murder, robbery, assault with force likely to create great bodily injury, and influencing injury on an elder likely to create great bodily injury.

SEE RELATED: SFPD arrests suspects in fatal beating of homeless man

Tai Thaun Lam, 67, was found in the Financial District with severe head wounds from a beating Nov. 23, 2014, and died from his injuries.

On Sept. 22, police arrested 21-year-old Joseph Stull of Idaho. Then, in late October, San Francisco police arrested David Peters, 21, in Stockton, both in connection with the homicide.

SEE RELATED: Police seek public’s help in identifying suspects in death of homeless man in FiDi

The killing, called a “savage attack” by police at the time, involved two rounds of beatings.

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