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Dix Murder Suspect is Dead

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Dix Murder Suspect is Dead
JENKINTOWN, PA (WENY) -- New developments in the murder investigation in the town of Dix.

The suspect in the shooting death of Daniel Bennett is dead, after leading police in Pennsylvania on a car and foot chase in the Philadelphia area. The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office says investigators spotted 32 year old Thomas Borden of Corning around 8 this morning, on route 309 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Police say Borden took off, and was later spotted on foot near a commuter rail line. When police approached Borden, he took off and lept into the path of an oncoming SEPTA train. He died later at the hospital.

State Police say Borden is the suspect in the shooting and killing Daniel Bennett Thursday night, but the investigation continues. Bennett was killed April 19th in his home on Pearl Street in Dix.