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.
Fox News reported:
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.
“This is sickening” Newsmax host and former NYPD John Cardillo said Friday evening.
BREAKING: California appeals court overturns sole conviction in Kate Steinle death
CA has decriminalized illegal alien crime.
This is sickening https://t.co/BzvQroU36p
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) August 31, 2019