Elderly inmate dies in Choctaw County

Courtesy: Choctaw County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy: Choctaw County Sheriff's Office(WTOK)
Published: Sep. 14, 2017 at 2:47 PM CDT
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An elderly Choctaw County, Ala., man accused of killing his daughter has died in jail.

84-year old Evan Todd died Thursday morning at the Choctaw County Jail.

Todd was arrested Aug. 10 and charged with murder. He's accused of shooting his daughter inside their Butler home.

Choctaw County Sheriff Scott Lolley tells Newscenter 11 Todd died of natural causes and was under hospice care while in jail.

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is conducting a death investigation, which is standard procedure any time an inmate dies while in custody.