After deliberating for about a day, 11 women and one man sentenced Forde to death in Pima County Superior Court on Tuesday.
In a photo taken by a Pima County medical examiner, he appeared to have a Roman nose.
The Pima County Tea Party, which operates in Tucson, condemned the attack but also cautioned against political exploitation.
Uto-Aztecan people of Arizona, from Spanish, probably from native pi ma:c "(I) don't know," given in answer to some question long ago and mistaken by the Spaniards as a tribal name. Related: Piman.