For Immediate Release
|September 12, 2013||
Jon Gallagher, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
(412) 454-3601 or (412) 728-644
|Allegheny County Police and U.S. Marshals Track Swissvale Homicide Suspect to Texas|
PA - Swissvale homicide suspect David Edick failed in his attempt to
evade capture early this morning by jumping into the Rio Grande River in
Edick’s vehicle was spotted at approximately
3:00 am by University of Texas-Brownsville Campus Police in a campus parking
lot in Brownsville. Shortly thereafter Campus police observed Edick on the
campus and engaged in a foot chase with him. Edick attempted to evade arrest
by jumping into the Rio Grande River and swimming to Mexico. U.S. Border
Patrol agents were able to intercept Edick and place him under arrest.
Agents recovered a revolver from Edick during a search incident to arrest
and he made admission the he knew he was wanted on the Pennsylvania charges.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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