The illegal alien who was acquitted in the 2015 death of Kate Steinle was found incompetent to stand trial for the federal gun possession charges against him.
The Steinle murder became a flashpoint in the immigration debate when then-candidate Donald Trump publicized her death as an example of the lawlessness stemming from sanctuary cities like San Francisco, California.
On Friday a court said he was not competent to stand trial for the federal gun possession charges.
Garcia-Zarate had been previously deported five times, and admitted that he sought out refuge in San Francisco because of the liberal city's sanctuary city policies.
Here's more about the Steinle murder case: