Kid Killer Jason Bush to Join Accomplice Shawna Forde on Death Row for Deadly 2009 Attack on Arivaca Family
Jason Bush, the kid-killing accomplice of Minutewoman Shawna Forde, will join his murderous cohort on death row, a Tucson jury decided today.
Bush was found guilty last monthd in the murders of an Arivaca man and his daughter in May 2009.
In addition to the two first-degree murder convictions for the murders of Raul "Junior" Flores and his 9-year-old daughter, Brisenia, at their home in Arivaca, Bush also was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder of Gina Marie Gonzalez, Flores' wife, as well as of one count of burglary, one count of aggravated assault, one count of aggravated assault: deadly weapon/dangerous instrument, one count of armed robbery, and one count of aggravated armed robbery.
In February, Forde also was found guilty in the murders and sentenced to death.
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Following the murders, Forde, a founder of the anti-immigration group Minutemen American Defense Corps., told authorities she planned to take the group to "the next level," which apparently meant leading a raid on the Flores home looking for drugs and money to fund the group.
During the raid, Flores' wife -- after being shot -- armed herself and chased away Forde and her accomplices in a shootout that left Bush wounded.
At the rate Arizona is executing condemned murderers these days, Bush will die from lethal injection in about 25 years.
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