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Boyfriend of slain San Fran tech worker arrested on homicide charges

The boyfriend of a San Francisco tech worker found dead in his apartment last month has been arrested on suspicion of murder, but police are calling it a fatal domestic violence incident.

Scott Fischer, 29, was arrested Thursday morning about 30 miles northeast of the Presidio Heights apartment where 27-year-old Kimberly Wong was found dead during a welfare check on Nov. 30. He was arrested in Concord, California.

Fisher is being held in the San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of murder, according to a statement from the San Francisco Police Department.

Wong was found unresponsive in the Clay Street apartment where he was said to have lived with Fisher. Officers attempted life-saving measures, but Wong was pronounced dead at the scene.

Early in the investigation, detectives suspected the death was the result of domestic violence. It remains unclear what led officers to suspect Fisher.

Wong's exact cause of death has not yet been announced.


Wong was found unresponsive in his Clay Street apartment. KTVU

The home where Wong's body was discovered.
The home where Wong's body was discovered. KTVU

A product designer at Plaid, a San Francisco-based website that connects customers' financial accounts to apps and other online services, she said she was a valuable addition to a team of “smart, talented, forward-thinking people who are an inspiration to everyone.” He is remembered as a member of Who worked with her,” the company said in her statement. SF gate.

The company added, “We are shocked by the news of Mr. Kim's death.”

Jail records show Scott is being held without bail.

Investigators noted that the case remains open and under investigation.

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