Colorado burglar's family wins $300K in wrongful death suit
(GunReports.com)-- In Colorado, an El Paso County jury has 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 jurys 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.
Phillip and Sue Fox, who filed suit for wrongful death in 2010 on behalf of Foxs 3-year-old daughter, called the jurys award a victory in their fight to seek accountability for the death of their son, who they say never posed a threat to the heavily armed men.
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