PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Washington County man serving a life sentence for murdering his elderly neighbor has died in prison.

David A. McClelland died at the State Correctional Institution in Greene County on May 30 of natural causes.

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He was convicted in the death of 92-year-old Evelyn Stepko.

She was found stabbed to death in July of 2011 inside her home in Coal Center.

Officials said that’s where she had stashed thousands of dollars.

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McClelland’s son, also named David, is serving life; and his wife, Diane, is serving 29 years in prison for their alleged roles in Stepko’s murder.

The younger David and Diane were sentenced in June of 2013.

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