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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 02:35 PM
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Second border activist sentenced to death in Arivaca double-killing case
Source: Arizona Daily Star

Defense attorney Richard Parrish tried to convince the jurors to spare Jason Bushs life Tuesday afternoon by questioning the states motives, hammering on his clients mental illness and quoting from both the Old and the New Testaments.

He failed.

The Pima County jury sentenced Bush to die after deliberating nearly four hours over two days. Bush showed no reaction at sentencing this morning.

Bush, 36, was convicted of first-degree murder last month in the May 30, 2009, deaths of Arivaca residents Raul Junior Flores, 29, and his daughter Brisenia Flores, 9.

Bush was part of Minutemen American Defense founder Shawna Forde's plan to rob and kill drug smugglers to fund her organization, prosecutors say. Forde, 43, was convicted and sentenced to death in February.

Read more: http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/article_9921e9f6-...
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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:06 PM
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1. "plan to rob and kill drug smugglers"

Ah... NOW these people make sense to me.

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HankyDubs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:10 PM
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2. border activist eh
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 03:12 PM by HankyDubs
I guess xenophobic murderer doesnt have quite the same ring.
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