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Arrest made in beating death of Ben Stallworth
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- An Escambia County man wanted for questioning in the death of an elderly man, is now under arrest.
Marcus Toler is charged with aggravated battery on an elderly person in the death of 76-year-old Ben Stallworth.
Family members say Stallworth was beaten in the head with a brick inside his home on Lakeview Avenue Tuesday night.
Stallworth died a short time later at a hospital.
Forensic evidence and witness interviews led to the arrest Toler.
The charges against him could be upgraded when the Medical Examiner's final report is completed.