San Francisco Murder Suspect Confesses to Shooting

Francisco Sanchez (Patch / SFPD)
Patch / SFPD

From Michael Pearson writing at CNN:

An undocumented immigrant has admitted to a CNN affiliate that he killed a San Francisco woman, and in turn added fuel to an already fiery national debate over whether the case illustrates serious flaws in the country’s immigration system.

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez has a felony record and has been deported to Mexico five times.

Yet he was in San Francisco on Wednesday, he told CNN affiliate KGO-TV, where he shot Kate Steinle at Pier 14, a popular walking spot on the city’s waterfront. She died on the way to a hospital.

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