Felony suspect dead after hours-long standoff with Orlando police

ORLANDO, Fla. — A person is dead after being barricaded in an Orlando apartment for hours Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Officers from the Orlando Police Department’s Fugitive Investigative Unit responded to the Mosaic at Millenia apartments on Conroy Rd. just after 2 p.m. to assist the US Marshall’s Service with an investigation into the suspect in a felony who was believed to be there.

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Police say the suspect refused to come out of the apartment and began making suicidal threats when they made contact.

SWAT and crisis negotiation teams from the Orlando Police Department responded and spent the next five hours attempting to convince the suspect to surrender.

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According to police, officers entered the apartment just before 7:30 p.m. and found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The suspect has not been identified pending notification of their next of kin.

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.