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San Francisco Sheriff Defends Prior Release of Murder Suspect

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier. Mirkarimi said that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency should earlier have issued an arrest warrant for Francisco Sanchez.   "ICE knew that he had been deported five times,'' Mirkarimi said. "You would have thought he met a threshold that he...

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