Alleged Paul Pelosi Attacker Is Illegal Immigrant

The alleged attacker, David DePape, was charged Monday with assault and attempted kidnapping in connection with the attack last week on the 82-year-old Pelosi.

At a glance

  • A source with Immigration and Customs Enforcement told Fox News that DePape is an illegal immigrant and a “longtime” visa overstay, meaning he arrived in the United States by legal means but did not leave after his visa expired and was never repatriated.
  • The 42-year-old DePape was born in Canada and has lived in U.S. for roughly 20 years.
  • He allegedly broke into the Pelosis’ San Francisco home early Thursday morning an struck Pelosi with a hammer, fracturing his skull.
  • DePape faces charges of assaulting the family member of a public official in retaliation for them performing their duties and a separate charge of attempted kidnapping.


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