Australian Tourist In San Francisco Dies After Brawl In Russian Hill

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A tourist from Australia has died from his injuries following a fight in the city’s Russian Hill neighborhood early Friday morning.

Police said the altercation happened around 2:15 a.m. on the 2500 block of Van Ness Avenue.

The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the victim as 33-year-old Matthew Bate of Australia.

Bate became involved in a verbal altercation involved multiple suspects, and was injured when the fight turned physical, police said.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

San Francisco Police spokeswoman Officer Giselle Talkoff said several suspects were detained after the fight and investigators were determining their possible involvement.

Comments

One Comment

  1. LOL…Bate rhymes with Mate and he is from the “Land Down Under…

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE