MURDERS AT DAWN

BOUNTY HUNTERS STORM THE WRONG HOUSE IN PHOENIX, KILLING TWO AND SPURRING THE CRY FOR SAFEGUARDS

It seemed like the plot of a very bad movie, but it wasn't, and before it was over Chris Foote and Spring Wright were dead. Five intruders in ski masks, two with body armor, stormed a three-bedroom bungalow in the Maryvale area of Phoenix, Ariz., at 4 a.m. one day last week, using a sledgehammer to bludgeon their way into the house. In one bedroom they found Louisa Sharrah and proceeded to bind her arms with plastic cuffs and strike her with a metal flashlight. The men woke her young children and held them at gunpoint as they screamed in terror....

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