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Police kill suspect wanted in cop's death; he also threatened Obama

Police kill suspect wanted in cop's death; he also threatened Obama

A gun battle outside a Phoenix bank over the weekend ended with the death of a suspected serial bank robber accused of killing a police officer and wounding another in a previous heist in Mississippi, officials said Sunday.

According to federal court records, the man also had threatened to kill President Obama in 2010 and was ordered by a judge to receive mental health treatment.

The death of Mario Edward Garnett, 40, after a firefight with Phoenix police Saturday brought a bloody end to an investigation that had spanned the Southeast and brought a $200,000 reward for his capture.

A masked Garnett had emerged from the Compass Bank in Phoenix with a gun and a bag on...

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