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Burglar's family awarded $300,000 in wrongful death suit

Well, why not? Just because he was caught breaking into the property, high on meth, pockets full of knives, and his accomplice having admitted as much, he didn't deserve what he had coming. Just another day in American jurisprudence. --cd3

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Original link: http://www.gazette.com/articles/jury-123946-burglar-lot.html#ixzz1WAJvzqf5


An El Paso County jury on Friday awarded nearly $300,000 to the daughter of a burglar who was fatally shot in 2009 while breaking into an auto lot.

Parents of the victim, Robert Johnson Fox, embraced their attorneys after a judge announced the jury’s verdict, capping a two-week-long civil trial in which business owner Jovan Milanovic and two relatives were painted as vigilantes who plotted a deadly ambush rather than let authorities deal with a string of recent burglaries.

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Added: Aug-26-2011 Occurred On: Aug-26-2011
By: copperdog3
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Tags: self defense, make my day, colorado, jury, burglar, meth, damn shame
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