Day four of deliberations continue in Kate Steinle murder trial

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The fourth day of deliberations for the jury in the Kate Steinle murder case continues Tuesday. The suspect faces a second-degree murder charge, but the jury is allowed to consider first-degree murder or involuntary manslaughter. He can also be found not guilty. (KGO-TV )

The fourth day of deliberations for the jury of the the Kate Steinle murder case continues at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

The jury has to decide if the defendant intentionally shot and killed the Bay Area woman on Pier 14 in 2015.

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate is accused of second degree murder in a shooting he calls an accident. The jury had a question Monday tearing their deliberations at the judge.

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Zarate is an undocumented immigrant who was sent to be deported for a sixth time, but because of San Francisco's sanctuary city laws he was allowed to stay. That is why this case ignited a debate on immigration and got national attention.

When the verdict is reached judge will give everyone a half hours notice before it is read.

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Garcia Zarate has been charged with second-degree murder, but the jury is allowed to consider first-degree murder or involuntary manslaughter. He can also be found not guilty.

The trial began on October 23, 2017.

Jury scheduled to deliberate until 4:30 p.m.
Click here for full coverage of the Kate Steinle murder trial.

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