Monday, February 14, 2011

Forde Found Guilty In Brisenia Flores Death

Arizona anti-immigration zealot Shawna Forde was found guilty today of two counts of murder in the home invasion that resulted in the deaths of 9 year old Brisenia Flores and her father.Raul Junior Flores.  She was also found guilty of attemnpted murder in the shooting of Flores' mother Gina Gonzalez.

The trial began January 5, and prosecutors are planning to seek the death penalty in this case.

The 43 year old Forde was the founder and leader of the Minutemen American Defense group that on May 30, 2009, along with her co defendants Albert Robert Gaxiola and Jason Eugene Bush claimed they were police officers looking for fugitives in the process of executing a home invasion.   

Flores and his daugher were killed, while Gonzalez was wounded, survived and later called 911.   Forde's co defendants are currently awaiting trial.

One down, two to go.


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