Paulding County shooting suspect dies

The 73-year-old man charged back in May with shooting and killing his 19-year-old grandson died Tuesday at a Toledo hospital.

Posted: Oct. 10, 2018 11:24 AM
Updated: Oct. 10, 2018 10:40 PM

PAULDING COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- The 73-year-old man charged back in May with shooting and killing his 19-year-old grandson died Tuesday at a Toledo hospital. 

William Miller II, 73, died of natural causes at a hospital according to police. He was arrested on May 10th for shooting and killing his grandson, Evan Holcombe, 19, at 15648 Road 1037 in Oakwood, Ohio. 

“William was transferred to a psychiatric hospital soon after being booked in jail back in May. He remained there until September 15th when he was admitted into another hospital for health issues,” said Sheriff Jason K. Landers. “William suffered from several medial issues and perished last evening.”

Miller was facing one count of aggravated murder.

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