Man accused of murdering Thai grandfather in S.F. had run-in with police before fatal encounter, prosecutors say

Police pulled over and handcuffed Antoine Watson hours before he allegedly killed an 84-year-old Thai man in San Francisco's Anza Vista neighborhood last year, according to a timeline that crystallized during a tense court hearing Wednesday. Early...

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gngstrMNKY
gngstrMNKY
50 · 12 days ago · Reddit

officers stopped, but didn’t detain, Watson after accusing him of running two stop signs

Nobody gets arrested for a traffic infraction. This is a ridiculous angle on a tragic story.

alliseeisbronze
alliseeisbronze
24 · 12 days ago · Reddit

Honestly, while I will always say fuck Antoine Watson, his gf (forgot her stupid ass name), and Chesa Boudin- this isn’t much of a story.

The attack (and subsequent death) was entirely unprovoked and random. Officers stopped Watson for being a shitty (even dangerous) driver, but I don’t think that has any correlation to what happened next. Watson literally just attacked a random old person.

Which makes it worse because he’s unhinged. Actually his entire family stays defending him, they’re all shit people.

deademery
deademery
16 · 12 days ago · Reddit

Police pulled over and handcuffed Antoine Watson hours before he allegedly killed an 84-year-old Thai man in San Francisco’s Anza Vista neighborhood last year...

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Through hours of testimony and video clips, prosecutors gradually teased out the sequence of events that preceded the alleged assault. Early that morning, officers stopped, but didn’t detain, Watson after accusing him of running two stop signs in a silver BMW. He and a female passenger at some point then drove to and parked in the Anza Vista area of Western Addition, where, hours later, Watson allegedly pushed Vicha Ratanapakdee to the ground, causing fatal injuries.