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Arrest made after body parts found in suitcase on San Francisco sidewalk

Posted at 1:42 PM, Feb 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-01 13:49:08-05

A 59-year-old man was arrested early Saturday in connection with the grisly discovery of body parts in a suitcase left on a San Francisco sidewalk.

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Mark Andrus was booked for murder, San Francisco Police Department spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said.

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Police respond Wednesday after body parts found in a suitcase left on a San Francisco sidewalk.

Police were alerted to his location on Friday night by someone who called a tip line.

Gatpandan said the investigation is ongoing and encouraged people to continue to call the tip line.

On Friday police released three photos of a man they called a person of interest.

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The dismembered body was discovered Wednesday when police were called to the South of Market district in San Francisco. Other body parts were found in a trash can less than a block from the main crime scene.

Police also said that some of the body parts were missing, but would not provide specifics, KPIX reported.