SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Basic Consulate of Mexico in San Francisco confirmed that three of the victims of the mass taking pictures in Half Moon Bay on Monday have been Mexican nationals.
Two of the deceased victims have been Mexican nationals, in addition to the recovering sufferer who’s being handled at a hospital in Palo Alto.
“The Ministry of International Affairs extends its condolences to the family for his or her irreparable loss and can proceed to offer help and consular safety to affected individuals,” officers with the Consulate mentioned.
Native legislation enforcement mentioned the eight victims, seven of that are deceased, have been a mixture of Hispanic and Asian women and men.
A fund is about as much as assist the households of the victims with memorials rising across the space.
The taking pictures suspect, Chunli Zhao, 66, is in custody and awaiting costs set to be filed Wednesday morning. The District Legal professional’s workplace instructed KRON4 his anticipated costs are seven counts of homicide, one depend of tried homicide, and a particular circumstance allegation of “a number of homicide.”
Zhao is due in court docket for arraignment Wednesday afternoon in Redwood Metropolis.