California Court Overturns Conviction Against Illegal Alien Who Killed Kate Steinle

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California Appeals court overturns conviction of illegal alien who killed Kate Steinle

A California state appeals court overturned a conviction against an illegal alien who shot and killed Kate Steinle in San Fransisco in 2015.

Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, who had been deported to 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 just 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 now facing federal gun charges reports: 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.


  1. I can’t stand Liberals and Progressive The politicians from those.Rat Packs need to be cut out and Isolated Hopefully 63 Million Trump supporters will do to California & New York what they did to the NFL & Hollywood Box Office.. Time to Boycott Everything from New York & California. From (SNL) to the Oscar’s, Hollywood & BoxOffice to Fruits, Almonds to WalNuts to Wine Country.. Keep your $$$$ Out of those 2 States and lets see the Chickens of Liberalism come home to roost and rot like the Streets of San Francisco.

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