Steinle family announces lawsuit against gov't agencies in SF murder [by a multiple-deported illegal alien]

Article CAIRCO note: 
The illegal alien said although he fired the fatal shot, it was an accident-of course he lied about finding the weapon so....
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
2 September 2015
Article category: 
National News
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The family of Kate Steinle, in an emotional press conference, announced a lawsuit Tuesday against government agencies that they consider partly responsible for her murder because of their handling of the illegal immigrant suspect and the murder weapon itself.

Steinle, 32, was shot dead while walking on a San Francisco pier on July 1. Suspect Juan Francisco Sanchez, who has admitted he fired the fatal shot, is an illegal immigrant who had been deported five times before he was transferred from federal custody ... Yet he was released in April after prosecutors dropped the pot counts, despite a federal request to detain him until immigration authorities could pick him up ...

“There was nothing, according to the mayor, that prevented this sheriff from picking up the phone and notifying the federal agency responsible for detention and deportment that there was a man in custody with this history,” attorney Frank Pitre said ...


Francisco Sanchez had told KGO it was an accident and he found the gun wrapped in a t-shirt ...
UPDATE — 7/8, 7:16 p.m. ET: CNN’s Kyung Lah reported tonight that Sanchez obtained the government-issued gun when he broke into a car belonging to a law enforcement officer ...