Posted: May 23, 2013 7:41 AM by AP/CS
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 50-year-old man in Orleans Parish custody has died of cancer.
The sheriff's office, in a statement Wednesday, said John C. Alexcee died Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. at the interim LSU Hospital in New Orleans.
Alexcee was being held on a $3 million bond for charges of aggravated rape and aggravated kidnapping.
The sheriff's office says Alexcee was diagnosed with metastatic cancer during his incarceration and died after a brief hospitalization.