Meanwhile, Loughner’s family, who had been interviewed by federal investigators over the weekend, abruptly stopped cooperating with authorities Monday. They erected a plywood barricade outside of their Tucson house and refused to allow Federal Bureau of Investigation agents into the house.
Loughner has been charged with one count of attempting to kill a member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the federal government and two counts of attempting to kill a federal employee. He could face the death penalty if convicted.
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