“Kate Steinle’s family files lawsuit after her death on a San Francisco pier last summer.”
Kate Steinle's family files lawsuit after her death on a San Francisco pier last summer https://t.co/vdfQcG68pL https://t.co/tgPWa80pbF— CNN (@CNN) 1464397500.0
That’s the headline CNN ran on Friday night — and it resulted in some serious backlash from Twitter.
Steinle was allegedly murdered by an illegal immigrant who was in possession of a stolen government-issued firearm. The suspect, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, had reportedly been deported five times to Mexico and committed multiple felonies.
Check out some of the reaction to CNN’s tweet via BizPac Review:
@CNN you make it sound like she slipped and fell on some seaweed— Razor (@Razor) 1464459841.0
She just died, on that pier, mysteriously. Just died. https://t.co/slG1HG5nSp— Stephen L. Miller (@Stephen L. Miller) 1464445934.0
what idiots at @CNN meant to say was "after she was senselessly MURDERED by an illegal alien" @gailtalk— ⭐Trump 2020🇺🇸⭐ (@⭐Trump 2020🇺🇸⭐) 1464481339.0
The lawsuit filed by Steinle's family seeks unspecified damages for "failures to perform mandatory duties and/or for the unconstitutional and/or negligent acts and/or omissions of their officers, officials, agents and/or employees." The suit specifically names the city and county of San Francisco, former county Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the United States