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The Post, Palm Beach, FL, 10/6/84

Saturday, December 1, 1984

Richard and Andrea Barker were relaxing in their Loxahatchee, Fla., home when an acquaintance stopped by and asked to borrow a large sum of money. When Barker said he'd be unable to make the loan, the man pulled a gun and opened the front door to two accomplices. The pair grabbed Mrs. Barker and threatened her unless Barker produced the money. While Mrs. Barker struggled, her husband ran for his .45 cal. handgun. He shot and killed the armed intruder, but the two accomplices escaped.
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