SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man held in the San Francisco County Jail after being accused of stabbing last summer was arrested for murder in connection with a fatal knife earlier this year.
Police said the suspect is charged with stabbing 30-year-old Devon Williams in the 1100 block of Post Street on the evening of February 25. Williams was stabbed in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene.
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With the help of surveillance videos, homicide investigators identified the suspect, who had a battery arrest warrant following an incident in Block 600 on Geary Street on August 30, 2020. In this case, police said the suspect had a 31-year-old old man before escaping south on Jones Street.
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The suspect, identified as 41-year-old Daniel Lee Rady, was arrested on March 3 on the 700 block of Ellis Street in the Tenderloin neighborhood of the city. A search warrant was also carried out on his apartment on the 800 block on O’Farrell Street.
Police said evidence from Rady’s house, including clothing and a knife, linked him to William’s death. Rady was arrested in prison on May 26th for murder.
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According to prison records, Rady is due to appear in court on June 4th. He is being held without bail.