The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery says he wants to know whether police followed protocols.
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Two hostages were either pushed or jumped from the SUV, but Misty Holt-Singh was still in the vehicle when officers exchanged fire with her three kidnappers. Singh did not survive.
A total of $50,000 is being offered as a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the fourth suspect in Stockton’s deadly bank robbery.
Janie Martinez was one of the last people to see Misty Holt-Singh alive before police say she was taken hostage and used as a human shield following a nearly hour-long pursuit.
His overwhelmed courtroom demeanor stands in stark contrast to his violent actions on Wednesday—murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and using a mother and wife he allegedly took hostage from the bank as a human shield.
A 19-year-old Stockton man is expected to be charged Monday with triple-murder in the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other robbery suspects who died amid a violent police shootout in broad daylight, prosecutors said.
Detectives say they are “confident” that one of the men killed in Wednesday’s bank robbery, hostage situation and deadly shootout carried out a robbery at the same Bank of the West branch earlier in the year.
People from all over the area met at the Waterfront Hotel in Stockton – a city the mayor says is in mourning and pain.
While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout, investigators said they suspect the same men carried out other area bank heists, including one at the same branch hit this week.
Lisa Joseph survived the horrific ordeal in 1991, but is still haunted by it. She says there’s no set of guidelines for hostages on how to heal and deal with the trauma. She knows like her, the women in Wednesday’s robbery will be forever changed.