Suspect in San Francisco Sunset home explosionapprehended; allegations include manslaughter anddrug manufacture
A 53-year-old man was detained by San Francisco police on Friday night in connection with the horrific Sunset District home explosion and fire that claimed one woman's life and injured another.
According to the California Department of CannabisControl, the fatal blast suspect lacked a manufacturinglicense.
One woman, the suspect's wife, who the neighborsclaim was crippled, perished in the blaze. The two kidswere reportedly not home at the time, according toneighbors.
The power of the explosion that destroyed the suspect'sgarage door on Thursday can be seen on securitycamera footage from a nearby house. The explosionoccurred in the 1700 block of 22nd Avenue in SanFrancisco.
The body of a woman was pulled from the debris. Asecond individual was seriously hurt and brought to thehospital. Both have not been named.
A police evidence crew driving the cylinders was making a turn on Junipero Serra when said they heard a hissingsound.
Hafner added that anonymous tips can be submitted on the Department of Cannabis Control website and delivered to their office.
The two kids who resided in the suspect's home willbe looked after and supported, according to the police and Child Protective Services.