Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 50 / 14 December 2017
 

Police make arrest in killing of gay man found dead at Buena Vista Park

San Francisco police have charged David M. Diaz, 22, with the homicide of Freddy Roberto Canul-Arguello, 23.

Police homicide inspectors arrested Diaz yesterday (Friday, July 22) at the Hall of Justice, 850 Bryant Street, according to police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza.

Canul-Arguello, a gay San Francisco man, was found dead at 4:39 a.m., Friday, June 10 at Buena Vista Park. His body had been burned and left either in or near a garbage receptacle. Diaz, of San Francisco, has also been charged with arson.

Esparza didn’t release further details, including how Canul-Arguello was killed. He had last been seen alive near 18th and Castro streets at 3 a.m. the morning his body was found. Friends and family have described him as kind and hard working.

Diaz was booked at San Francisco County jail. The San Francisco District Attorney’s office has not yet charged him with anything. His booking photo was not immediately available.



— Seth Hemmelgarn, July 23, 2011 @ 2:20 pm PST
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