PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A manin the fall of 2021 in Collier Township has died in jail.
Eric Kortz, 54, died on Tuesday in the Butler County Prison, the Trib reports. He had previously been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Kortz’s lawyers had motioned for his release into hospice care, the Trib said. However, the Wednesday hearing was canceled following his death.
In November 2021, awas filed against Kortz.
Kortz was accused in the shooting death of 58-year-old, of Moon Township, as he was working his mail route.