SAN FRANCISCO−The body found at Patricia’s Green Park in Hayes Valley was identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office, on May 20 to be a 56-year-old local woman, Christine Harris, who had previously been reported missing.

Patricia’s Green Park In Hayes Valley

San Francisco Police Department(SFPD) discovered the body on May 19, following a report of a dead body at the vicinity of the 300th block of Octavia Boulevard just before 2:00 p.m. Harris, who had not been identified at that point, was declared dead at the scene.



Harris was reported as last seen on May 17 as she set out to go for a walk at Natoma and Lafayette in South of Market, San Francisco, wearing black pants, black turtleneck, a black lightweight jacket, with a black fedora hat.

An official cause of death has yet to be determined. Adam Lobsinger, the spokesperson for SFPD, reported that foul play is not suspected in Harris’s death.

Canyon-news did reach out to SFPD Public affairs for comment, but did not hear back in time for print.

SFPDIO On-Call responded with the following statement.

“On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at approximately 1:55 p.m. San Francisco Police officers from Northern Station responded to Patricia Green in Hayes Valley located on the 300 block of Octavia Boulevard for a report of a deceased victim.  Officers arrived and located an unknown female, possibly in her 30’s.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  At this time the death does not appear to be the result of foul play.  The office of the Chief Medical Examiner arrived on  scene and took custody of the body.  Cause of death will be determined following the OCME’s investigation.  This remains an active and ongoing investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at;

415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.