Police charge Oxford man with capital murder for death of 2-year-old boy

Bryan Butts

The Oxford Police Department has charged a man with capital murder for the death of a 2-year-old boy in Talladega County.

Bryan Butts, of Oxford, was arrested shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday for the death of Cody Allen Rollins. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Talladega Friday at 10 a.m.

On the morning of Friday, May 4, fire and rescue crews were called to a home on Pecanwood Drive near the Talladega-Calhoun County line where they found Rollins unresponsive. They transported the boy to Anniston Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

An autopsy was conducted by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery. Police have yet to reveal how Rollins died.