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Murder at America's Border: The Story of an Anti-Immigration Vigilante

VICE visits an Arizona border town to explore the patriotic undercurrents that allegedly motivated a Minutemen leader's cold-blooded crime.

by VICE Staff
Nov 30 2017, 3:45pm

In 2009, a brutal home invasion shook a dusty border town in southern Arizona after three people claiming to be US Border Patrol agents busted in and fatally shot a Mexican American father and his nine-year-old daughter. Two years later, a prominent Minutemen leader named Shawna Forde was convicted of orchestrating the murders.

On this installment of Red Right Hand, VICE heads down to Arivaca, Arizona, to learn more about the aftermath that followed Raul and Brisenia Flores's deaths, and the patriotic undercurrents that may have motivated Shawna Forde's cold-blooded crime.