Woman sought in fatal stabbing of S.F. man
Demian Bulwa, Chronicle Staff Writer
Thursday, January 1, 2009
(12-31) 16:26 PST SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police are searching for a woman who they say fatally stabbed an 18-year-old man during a domestic incident in a violence-scarred public housing development in the Western Addition.
The killing of Lazarus “Buddy” Pickett on Tuesday marked San Francisco’s 99th homicide of 2008, one more than last year and the most since 1995, when there were 100 killings….(Full Story)
And here, predictably is the exoneration of the woman who killed Lazarus “Buddy” Pickett:
The verdicts came one day short of one year after DeEbony Smith, now 28, stabbed Lazarus Pickett during an argument outside Smith‘s apartment in the Western Addition. Smith, who was represented by the public …
As is often the case in such successful defences, they are most effective when the real perpetrator is no longer alive to defend himself, and all it well.