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Monday, November 30, 2009

Murder Most Foul Update: DA To Decide On Charges Tuesday For Alleged Tenderloin Killer

Posted By on Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 4:59 PM


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Representatives of the District Attorney's office will meet with homicide inspectors Tuesday to decide on charges for Patrick Sullivan, 46, the alleged knife-wielding killer responsible for the death of a San Francisco man this morning.

The police arrested Sullivan in the wee hours at the Cadillac Market on Hyde and Eddy, claiming he was the man who killed William Quinn, a 40-year-old San Franciscan in what appears to be a brazen attack in the liquor store. Sullivan is currently in police custody awaiting charges.

SF Weekly has received indications that video footage of the incident may exist. 

This wouldn't be Sullivan's first brush with the law. The alleged

stabber was arrested "several years ago" for possession of a controlled

substance, and two instances of petty theft with a prior. None of the

cases were charged, said DA spokesman Brian Buckelew.

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