Patterson pleaded guilty to two counts of Capital Murder and one count of Attempted Capital Murder Mar. 14.
In January of 2013, police arrested Patterson at the Elmwood Apartments in Greenland, Ar. for shooting three women, his mother-in-law Betty Desalvo, 53, his wife Hope Patterson, 34, and Desalvo's sister Denise Fulfer, 55.
Desalvo was pronounced dead at the scene. Patterson was taken to the hospital where she later died. Fulfer was hospitalized for serious injuries and later recovered.
Patterson was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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