Joseph ByrnesWe've been following the sad tale of Joseph Byrnes, a San Francisco musician accused of hacking his pit bull to death in a Bernal Heights church. Back on Aug. 9, witnesses saw Byrnes striking his dog, Nickel, with a hatchet outside the Immaculate Conception Church. When police entere ... More >>
Joseph ByrnesSF Weekly has documented the strange and sad saga of Joseph Byrnes, the San Francisco musician charged in August with hacking his dog to death with an axe in Bernal Heights' Immaculate Conception Church. Police claim they found Byrnes nude and slathered in the blood of his pit bull, ... More >>
Joseph ByrnesSan Francisco artist and musician Joseph Byrnes was "held to answer" by a city judge yesterday -- meaning sufficient evidence was presented at his two-day preliminary hearing that the case against him of slaughtering his pit bull in a Bernal Heights church will proceed to trial. ... More >>
Joseph ByrnesErstwhile San Francisco artist and drummer Joseph Byrnes begins what could be a long legal odyssey tomorrow. The 41-year-old will be in court for a prehearing conference stemming from his Aug. 9 arrest in a bizarre and disturbing incident. Byrnes, frequent readers of this site may re ... More >>
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