* San Francisco Man Frank Green Convicted Of Murder After Throwing Loved One, Ciera Davis Out Of Six Story Window
Published by Staff Writer on May 14, 2009
A 51-year-old man was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday for throwing his estranged girlfriend out of a six-story window in San Francisco in 2005, according to the district attorney’s office.Frank Green was convicted for the domestic violence murder of 51-year-old Ciera Davis, who was thrown out of an apartment in the 100 block of Hyde Street on Nov. 4, 2005.Green allegedly entered Davis’ home and beat her, causing injuries including a broken nose, cuts to her face, and injuries to her neck from manual strangulation, according to the district attorney’s office.Green then threw Davis out of the kitchen window of her apartment, located on the sixth floor of the building, according to the district attorney’s office. Davis fell five stories, with her body landing on a part of the building’s foundation one story from the street.Davis died a day later at San Francisco General Hospital.Investigators found a documented history of domestic violence during Green’s eight-year relationship with Davis. The victim’s blood was found on an article of Green’s clothing.The trial started March 2, and the jury deliberated for less than a day before returning the guilty verdict.Green faces a sentence of 15 years to life in prison, and will be sentenced on May 26. “It is incomprehensible to think that anyone could commit this grave and final an act of violence against a loved one,” District Attorney Kamala Harris said in a statement.”Putting batterers behind bars for their depravity and indifference to life is essential to protect the safety of our communities and the sanctity of our families,” Harris said.
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