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08/27/09 09-083

08/27/09 09-083

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE

August 27, 2009
09-083


Subject:

San Francisco Police Arrest Suspect In Homicide


San Francisco police have arrested the suspect in the stabbing death of a San Francisco woman earlier this month. Taken into custody was Manuel D. Castro, 31, of San Francisco.

Intensive investigation on the part of San Francisco Police Department Homicide inspectors led to the identity and location of Castro. An arrest warrant was issued and served on Castro in Delaware, Maryland, with the assistance of the U. S. Marshall Service. Castro was escorted by SFPD inspectors and booked into San Francisco County Jail yesterday, August 26, at 1:00 A.M. He has been charged with homicide and remains in custody.

The body of the victim, Ena Canales, 32, was found in a parked car on August 5, 2009 on the 800 block of Terry Francois Blvd. at approximately 9:45 P.M.

For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Office

553-1651


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email:
sfpd.online@sfgov.org

Last updated: 9/14/2009 11:34:06 AM