Police: Burglar died while trying to flee SF home

November 3, 2012 7:04:56 PM PDT
There was a strange discovery for some people in San Francisco Friday night. They heard a bump upstairs in their home, and when they went up to check it out they found a dead man.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle it happened on Bank Street in the Bernal Heights neighborhood.

Police say it appears the 53-year-old man was sneaking out of the house after breaking in. They believe he stepped on a broken sink or toilet and fell.

Police believe it was an accident.