Pelosi attacker David DePape to be charged on Monday


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The person accused of the brutal assault in opposition to Paul Pelosi within the San Francisco dwelling he shares along with his spouse can be charged on Monday, in accordance with a press release from the workplace of San Francisco District Lawyer Brooke Jenkins.

David DePape is anticipated to be charged on Monday for the assault on Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, and he’ll face an arraignment on Tuesday, the DA’s Workplace mentioned. A press convention can be held on Tuesday to share extra info with the general public.

DePape was taken into custody after police say they discovered him violently attacking Pelosi. Police say he yelled “The place is Nancy?” earlier than bludgeoning Pelosi with a hammer. He was tackled by police on the scene.

DePape is at present in custody of the San Francisco Police Division and is being held with out bail, in accordance with inmate information. Police couldn’t affirm if DePape had been positioned on a psychiatric or a medical maintain.

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“The suspect remains to be within the hospital. It’s not acceptable for me to launch any of the suspect’s medical info,” SFPD Police Chief Scott mentioned Friday night. “We intend to e book the suspect. He can be booked for felony prices.”

DA Jenkins says she believes there’s sufficient proof to cost DePape with felonies that embrace tried homicide, assault with a lethal weapon, housebreaking and elder abuse.

KRON4 discovered that DePape had lived in a storage unit at one time and is now estranged from his kids and his associate, in accordance with acquaintance named Linda Schneider.

It is a creating story. Please stick to KRON4 for updates.

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