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Man Killed in October Stabbing Identified by San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office

Written by Bay City NewsPublished Dec. 14, 2022 • 10:29am
San Francisco Police cordon off the area during an investigation. | Benjamin Fanjoy/The Standard

A man fatally stabbed on Market Street in San Francisco in October was identified Tuesday by the city's Medical Examiner's Office as 44-year-old Otis Patterson. 

San Francisco police on Monday had announced the arrest of Christopher Redinger, 37, in connection with the killing of Patterson in a stabbing reported around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the 2000 block of Market Street. 

Redinger was arrested last Thursday and booked into jail on suspicion of homicide and a probation violation, police said. 

More details about the stabbing, including a possible motive, were not immediately released. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the San Francisco police tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message. 

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