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A Bank Robbery Suspect From Utah, Shot to Death in Seattle

SEATTLE POLICE ARE CONTINUING TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF A UTAH MAN, SUSPECTED OF ROBBING A BANK IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST CITY.

AUTHORITIES ALLEGE CODY SPAFFORD, 26, WORE A WIG... A DRESS... AND HEAVY WOMEN'S MAKEUP... WHEN HE PULLED THE HEIST.

AFTER FLEEING THE BANK, POLICE SAY HE CRASHED HIS CAR... CLIMBED ON TOP OF A RESIDENTIAL GARAGE... AND REFUSED TO DROP A KNIFE, AFTER BEING SURROUNDED.

AUTHORITIES SAY, WHEN SPAFFORD CAME AT AN OFFICER -- WITH THE WEAPON STILL IN HAND -- HE WAS SHOT SEVERAL TIMES, AND DIED AT THE SCENE... JUST HOURS AFTER THE ROBBERY.

 

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