Man held in San Diego homeless attacks had criminal record

A man arrested for a string of deadly attacks on the homeless had a long history of crime and mental health issues and was himself living in subsidized housing for the homeless, it was reported.

Jon David Guerrero, 39, was arrested Friday by police who heard a homeless man screaming after he was attacked.

Guerrero remained jailed Saturday on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and arson. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had a lawyer.

Police told reporters that they have no doubt they nabbed the man responsible for five attacks since July 3 that left three men dead. The victims — all homeless men — received serious upper-body injuries and two were...