San Francisco police have released a sketch of a person of interest in the recent homicide of gay city resident Steven "Eriq" Escalon.
in his bedroom at 5004 Diamond Heights
Boulevard, police said in a bulletin released Tuesday, July 31. Sergeant Scott
Warnke, of the San Francisco Police Department's homicide unit, hasn't said how
Escalon appears to have been killed.
The bulletin says the suspect was seen getting into a cab
with Escalon in front of the bar 440 Castro at about 1:30 a.m. the day he was
killed. Escalon had visited "a few" bars in the neighborhood, police
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, 25 to
30 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches, with a slim build. He was
last seen wearing a black T-shirt.
Police have suggested that whoever killed Escalon stole a TV
and other items from his home.