San Francisco

52-year-old man found dead in Market Street homicide [updated]

A 52-year-old man was found dead on the 1000 block of Market Street last night at 11:30 p.m., police said.

The man was later identified by the medical examiner's office as San Francisco resident Bart Kylstra, Bay City News reported, adding that a LinkedIn page lists him as the chief executive officer of Daedalus Wings Inc., Rio Mobility.

Rio Mobility develops wheelchairs. According to its website, its offices are located on the same Market Street block where Kylstra was found.

Police said that this is a pending homicide investigation, and Kylstra was already dead when authorities discovered him. No arrests have ye been made.

Update 11/16: NBC Bay Area reports that police arrested an employee Thursday night, who allegedly tased and beat Kylstra. NBC adds that Kylstra accused the worker of embezzling $100,000.

Anyone who has information about the incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

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