Minutemen Shawna Forde and Gunny Bush were arraigned in Pima County Superior Court for the murders of 9 year old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul. In addition to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder, they are facing burglary, aggravated-assault and robbery charges in the May 30 incident.
Pima County hearing officer Roger Duncan entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Shawna Forde, 41, Albert Robert Gaxiola, 42, and Jason Eugene Bush, 34. Duncan also assigned county-paid attorneys for all three defendants and scheduled their next court appearance for Aug. 18.
Prosecutors have until 60 days after the arraignment to announce if they intend to seek the death penalty.
3 arraigned in killings of girl, 9, father