Lawsuit: FBI Failed to Stop Murder of Two in Arivaca, Arizona
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The FBI should have prevented a 2009 home invasion in Arivaca that left a man and his 9-year-old daughter dead, the surviving victim alleges in a lawsuit against the federal government.
Convicted murderer Shawna Forde asked an FBI informant in Colorado to participate in the attack two weeks before it happened and even drew a map of the site, survivor Gina Gonzalez says in the lawsuit.
The informant passed the map on to his FBI handler in Colorado, and the agent there passed it on to the FBI office in Phoenix, but that office lost the map, the suit says.
By its own rules, FBI agents were required to tell local law enforcement in Southern Arizona of the planned crime, the suit says. But the FBI didn’t intervene.
Plaintiff Gonzalez was shot twice in the May 30, 2009, attack but survived. Her husband and daughter were killed.
So sad that this horrible murder could have been prevented.