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Utah man reportedly shot, killed by Seattle police after alleged bank robbery

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Posted at 9:53 PM, Apr 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-09 23:53:29-04

SEATTLE – Police in Seattle are investigating a Utah man who was shot and killed by a Seattle Police Department officer after the man allegedly carried out a bank robbery.

Q13 Fox News reports that police said 26-year-old Cody Spafford of Utah robbed a bank while wearing a disguise that included makeup, a wig and a skirt.

Police said Spafford eventually crashed his car, and they said he refused to drop a knife he was holding when they confronted him and that he advanced on officers. Spafford was shot multiple times. Court records show Spafford did not have a history of violent crime.

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