McCaster pleads guilty, gets life

Avoids a possible death sentence for the 2013 murder of 60-year old Atmore woman

A Castleberry man charged with capital murder for the June 6, 2013 death of a 60-year old Atmore woman pleaded guilty last week to murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Collis McCaster, 46, 99 West Railroad St., Castleberry, was facing a possible death sentence or life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted of capital murder.

He was charged with killing Mildred Jackson Morris at her 222 Adams St., home in Atmore. He was originally charged with capital murder, sexual abuse I and arson I in Morris' death.

According to reports at the time, McCaster had been renting a ro...