Murder Charges Filed in Stabbing Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2011

CONTACT:
ADA Seth Steward, DA Gascón’s Office, (415) 553-1014
Erica Terry Derryck, DA Gascón’s Office, (415) 553-1167

MURDER CHARGES FILED IN STABBING DEATH
 
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced today the charging of Maria Burgos (DOB 9/19/62) for the murder of Earnestine Herron (DOB 2/20/85).
 
This stabbing death happened on the 1000 block of Connecticut St. on Potrero Hill on Monday, March 28, 2011. An allegation for use of a knife was also charged.
 
The motive for the killing and the relationship between the parties remains under investigation.
 
The defendant was arrested on Monday, March 28, 2011 by the San Francisco Police Department and is currently being held in San Francisco County Jail with a bail of $ 2 million. The defendant's next scheduled court appearance is Friday, April 1, 2011 for arraignment in Department 10.
 
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