A 36-year-old man has died after an altercation on the 2500 block of Van Ness Avenue (between Filbert and Union streets) in Russian Hill earlier this morning, said SFPD.
It did not appear that any weapons were used in the fight, Talkoff said.
Outside the Da Vinci Villa hotel in San Francisco.
Bate was killed in the Russian Hill area of San Francisco on June 2. He was pronounced dead at hospital. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing Bate's family with consular assistance.
Police have not released the suspect's name or any other information about the person.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing consular assistance to Mr Bate's family, and asked that their privacy be respected "at this most hard time". The police homicide unit is investigating the death, which occurred around 2 a.m. on June 2.
Investigators are looking into what led up to Bate's death.