articleThe family members of an 84-year-old man killed in a seemingly unprovoked attack last week in San Francisco said Monday that they believe the victim was targeted because he was an Asian senior citizen.
Ratanapakdee was pronounced dead at San Francisco General Hospital two days later.
Lawson and his wife Kim, Ratanapakdee’s daughter, believe the assailant’s targeted their father because he was an Asian senior.
Watson was booked in San Francisco Jail on suspicion of murder and elder abuse.
“I send my deepest condolences to the Ratanapakdee family for their loss,” Boudin said in his statement.