EDISON - (AP) - An autopsy has determined that an armedbandit wounded during a botched bank robbery in central New Jerseydied from a self-inflicted wound he sustained as police tried toarrest him.
Middlesex County authorities announced the findings Thursday, aday after 47-year-old Marck S. McMurry of Keansburg tried to robthe PNC Bank in Edison.
After McMurry demanded money from a teller, an armored carcompany employee who was inside the bank shot McMurry three times,hitting him in the neck, back and arm.
McMurry then fled the bank and ran through a nearby supermarketbefore ending up in a field, where he was approached by threeEdison police officers. McMurry then shot himself and later died ata nearby hospital.
Officials have said the officers didn't discharge their weapons.
Prosecutor: Bandit dies after botched Edison bank robbery Sources: Suspect kills himself after Edison robbery attempt