03/04/05 05-017

03/04/05 05-017


March 04, 2005

Subject:     Arrest In 18th Ave/ Ortega Homicide

The U. S. Marshals Service arrested a suspect today, March 4, in the shooting death of Christine Chan, 22, of Daly City, and the non-fatal shooting of Chan’s companion, George Tang, 22, of San Francisco, that occurred on March 1 on the 1800 block of 18th Avenue.  Chad Dias, 20, of Richmond, California, was taken into custody outside his residence in Richmond at about

1:00 P.M.  Homicide inspectors identified Dias as the suspect after conducting a thorough investigation.

Chad remains in custody in Richmond where he has been charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder. 

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