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Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Zarate prosecutor seeks First-Degree Murder

DA's Office asking judge to instruct jury on a charge that requires planning and premeditation -- something no evidence in the case suggests

Final defense witness in Garcia Zarate case questions SFPD translation

Officer who interrogated homeless immigrant didn't distinguish between the gun discharging and Garcia Zarate pulling the trigger

Video casts doubt on prosecution theory in Kate Steinle killing

Grainy but clear evidence suggests Zarate was bending over when shot was fired

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

In Zarate Trial, firearms expert debunks prosecution theory

Cops in Zarate case never considered that they might be wrong

Testimony shows a failure to pursue any evidence that clashed with the investigators' initial version of events

Zarate looked confused, disoriented during police interrogation

Cops lied to homeless defendant -- but in the end, he insisted that he stumbled onto the gun by accident and it fired

Could the gun that killed Kate Steinle have fired by accident?

That's the issue the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate focused on today

Prosecution expert presents conflicting testimony on Steinle shooting

No clear evidence from key witness that Zarate intended to point a gun at the victim