Story County man, convicted in toddler son's death dies in prison

CLARINDA, Iowa- A man convicted of killing his toddler son, in Story County in 1975, has died at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. Corrections Officials say 69-year-old Thomas Seehan, who had been serving a life sentence, died of natural causes.

Seehan was convicted of killing his two-year-old son Tommy, by suffocating him. Seehan and his wife had been going thru a divorce at the time, and his wife was demanding custody of the child.

Seehan also held his wife Linda hostage with a shot-gun, at her job in Ames, for six hours, before surrendering.