Police released the photo of homicide suspect Charles Anthony Edwards III the same day the 43-year-old San Francisco transient made his first court appearance.
Edwards is accused of first-degree murder and several special allegations for allegedly , a 38-year-old Santa Cruz woman and downtown business owner, on lower Broadway just before noon Monday.
Collins and her husband were co-owners of , a downtown sex shop.
During the brief court date, Assistant District Attorney Celia Rowland asked for $2 million bail, in part based on a previous violent incident in custody.
Edwards responded angrily, "In this custody I had a violent incident?"
Rowland said it was an incident that occurred while jailed in San Francisco. Regardless, Judge John Salazar set Edwards' bail at the standard $1 million bond.
Police have said . A copy of the criminal complaint filed by the District Attorney's Office against Edwards is posted to the right. It details his extensive violent criminal history, dating back to a 1992 assault conviction in San Francisco.
Edwards was appointed a public defender Wednesday. He appeared in court dressed in orange-striped jail-issue clothes.
This story will be updated.