Man Arrested In Death of Elderly Man

Man Arrested In Death of Elderly Man

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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the death of an elderly man.

Marcus Toler has been charged with aggravated battery.

The incident happened around 11:45 Tuesday night on the 1700 block of Lakeview.

EMS arrived on the scene and found 76 year-old Ben Stallworth injured and unconscious. They transported him to the hospital where he later died. Stallworth's son was at the residence at the time, he heard his father scream, and saw a man believed to be Toler struggling with his father. Forensic evidence and testimony from witnesses led to Toler's arrest. He is currently held in the Escambia County Jail without bond. Charges could be upgraded.

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