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Man Arrested For Homicide After Woman Found Dead On SF Sidewalk

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Meron Tesfamariam (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Meron Tesfamariam (San Francisco Police Dept.)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of homicide after a woman was found dead on a sidewalk in San Francisco’s Mission District on Monday morning, police said Tuesday.

Mary Freeman, 48, was found dead at about 8:20 a.m. on the sidewalk near San Bruno Avenue and 15th Street, close to Potrero Hill.

Patrol officers were familiar with Freeman and gave homicide investigators information that led to the arrest of Meron Tesfamariam as a suspect in the killing, police said.

No other details about the case were immediately available from police.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to call the Police Department’s homicide detail at (415) 553-1145 or the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444, or send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

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