Bank robbery suspect found dead after hourslong SWAT standoff in Austin

FBI agents were executing an arrest warrant in the 5400 block of West Walton Street.

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A bank robbery suspect was found dead in his Austin home after a nearly 20-hour standoff with a police SWAT team Wednesday.

About 9 a.m., FBI agents were executing an arrest warrant in the 5400 block of West Walton Street on a man wanted on federal bank robbery charges when the suspect barricaded himself inside the home, according to Chicago police and the FBI.

After an hourslong standoff that involved crisis negotiators, a SWAT team entered the home and found the man dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said.

Chicago police were conducting a death investigation.

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