Brian Watt, San Francisco, Murder discussed on Morning Edition

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The listeners of kqed it's now twenty three minutes past six it's morning edition on kqed i'm brian watt on july 1st 2015 a 32yearold white woman was fatally shot while walking with her father along san francisco's waterfront within hours police arrested a mexican national in connection with her slaying who he is changed the case from a local murder into a national controversy 32yearold mistakenly was murdered walking with her father in safran such a guy by the way has a twenty five year history how any criminal aliens who had been deported five t would kate styling be alive today had the city sanctuary policy not been in place san francisco was no sanctuary for kate no sanctuary for that beautiful thirty two year old woman with a murder trial of vowed to begin kqed's marisa lagos in alex emslie unpacked the facts and falsehoods surrounding the slaying of catherine stein late in the day eight it ignited for the judge attorneys and jurors the trial that's about to take place in courtly 13 at san francisco hall of justice is straightforward district attorney spokesman mac szabo says it's a simple murder case v use for us or you know whether he pulled the trigger and if he did if he did so with applied appliance defense attorney mac consol as says stein lee shooting was an accident but the charges are political if he was not mexa the immigrant with prayer filling convictions he would not be charged with his crime whether stein lease death was the result of a freak accident or a vicious disregard for human life that's what the cases about but across the nation at different argument is playing out whether stylings death had less to do with a stolen guns being fired in a public place and more to do with the immigration status of the man accused of killing her president donald trump has repeatedly invoked the case case finally gunned down in the sanctuary city of san francisco by an illegal immigrant deported five previous times it wasn't just trump silas murder played into a narrative of evil immigrants shielded by liberal sanctuary cities like san francisco to understand the.

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