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Monday, February 2, 2015

Mark Andrus: Cops Arrest Drifter in Connection to Suitcase Filled With Body Parts

Posted By on Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 7:45 AM

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Over the weekend, police made an arrest in connection to the grisly discovery of a suitcase full of body parts that had been dropped outside a Goodwill store last week.

On Saturday, the cops  arrested 59-year-old Mark Andrus on suspicion of murder after getting an anonymous tip that led authorities to him. 

The arrest was made a day after police circulated photos of Andrus, identifying him as a person of interest in the case. Afterward, someone tipped police off to Andrus' whereabouts, and he was arrested on the 400 block of Turk Street. 

Last Wednesday, police were called out to 11th and Mission streets on reports of a suspicious package. A quick investigation revealed that the package was actually a suitcase filled with body parts of a light-skinned male; police discovered more body parts in a nearby trash can. 

A surveillance camera in the area helped narrow the cops' focus on Andrus, however, police would not say what they saw on the camera that linked Andrus to the crime. 

As this investigation is still active, we encourage anyone with information to come forward via our Anonymous Tip Line at 415-575-4444 or send a text to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.
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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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