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Topic - Erik Larsen
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The leader of an anti-illegal-immigrant group was convicted Monday in an Arizona home invasion that left a 9-year-old girl and her father dead in what prosecutors called an attempt to steal drug money to fund border operations.
Her attorney, Eric Larsen, argued that Forde was never inside the home.
Mr. Larsen said Forde talked a big game, but "she frankly just didn't have the wherewithal to do this."