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Suspect in Southwest Florida bank robberies shot dead in Kentucky

Posted at 2:44 PM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 14:44:11-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- U.S. Marshals say a man suspected of several bank robberies in Southwest Florida earlier this year has been shot dead in Kentucky.

57-year-old Edward J. Reynolds was pronounced dead Tuesday in Scott County, Kentucky after shots were fired while he was being apprehended.

Reynolds was a wanted suspect in at least four bank robberies in Southwest Florida.

  • January 12, 2018: Fifth Third Bank in Cape Coral
  • April 16, 2018, Fifth Third in Cape Coral
  • May 30, 2018, BB&T in Punta Gorda
  • July 25, 2018, BB&T in Venice

This investigation is still active and ongoing.