Saturday, November 21, 2009The San Francisco police evidence lab failed to process DNA samples from the 2007 slaying of a transgender prostitute for two years, leaving the suspect free allegedly to rape and brutalize at least three other transgender women before being arrested, The Chronicle has learned.Donzell Francis, 41, of San Francisco, is now in custody and awaiting trial on kidnapping and sex assault charges stemming from an attack that happened six months after Ruby Ordenana was raped and strangled.Court records show that Francis has a long history of drug crimes, brutality and violence. In 2001, he used a razor to slash a woman's face in San Francisco and was imprisoned for five years. His DNA was placed in a state databank in 2004.After being paroled and finding work with a South San Francisco mechanical contractor, authorities say, Francis allegedly embarked on a string of savage attacks, mostly on transgender prostitutes, beginning with the slaying of Ordenana on March 16, 2007.......
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Posted by De Sube at 11/21/2009 10:09:00 AM