California Appeals Court Overturns Sole Conviction Against Illegal Alien Who Killed Kate Steinle

Article author: 
Cristina Laila
Article publisher: 
Gateway Pundit
Article date: 
31 August 2019
Article category: 
National News
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A California state appeals court on Friday overturned the one conviction against the illegal alien who shot and killed Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015.
The illegal alien killer Garcia-Zarate remains in custody and is still facing federal charges.
A California state appeals court Friday overturned the lone conviction against an undocumented immigrant who shot and killed Kate Steinle on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015, a case which drew national attention and became a flashpoint in the debate over illegal immigration.
Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, who was in the U.S. illegally had been deported to his native Mexico five times, was acquitted in November 2017 of first and second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and assault with a semi-automatic weapon. He was convicted of one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
On Friday, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco overturned that conviction because the judge failed to instruct the jury on one of Garcia-Zarate’s defenses. Garcia-Zarate remains in custody and is facing federal gun charges
On July 1, 2015, beautiful California native, 32-year-old Kate Steinle was shot dead while walking with her father on Pier 24 in San Francisco. Steinle died two hours later as a result of her injuries.
Illegal immigrant José Inez García Zárate was arrested and charged with her murder.
In November 2017 a San Francisco jury found the Kate Steinle’s killer Jose Zarate innocent of murder or manslaughter.
Earlier this year a federal appeals court ruled the parents of Kate Steinle cannot sue the San Francisco for their sanctuary city policies....