Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Chief Marvin Foltz was shot and killed during a bank robbery in Maytown, Pennsylvania.
He had gone into the bank and ordered the robbers to put their hands up when he met a fusillade of gunfire. Though wounded, he staggered to the bank steps and emptied his gun at the fleeing robbers.
Three men were arrested and charged with his murder.
The suspect who shot Chief Foltz was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life in prison on June 23, 1967. One of the other two suspects was also convicted of murder and sentenced to life on October 2, 1967.
Chief Foltz was the only full-time employee of the three man department. He is survived by his wife and daughter who had rushed to the scene from their house nearby.