Where is Pat Montgomery now? His secretive life explored

Sweet Montgomery was nonetheless married to Pat Montgomery when she hacked her buddy Betty Gore to death with an ax. She’d efficiently stored her affair with Betty’s husband, Allan Gore, secret from Pat, however after police linked the homicide to her, the salacious details of her dalliance with Allan turned public data. 

But, Pat Montgomery caught by Sweet all through the trial and acquittal. Amid chants of ‘Murderer! Murderer!,’ authorities escorted Pat and Sweet out of the Collin County courthouse as the decide had obtained a letter threatening Sweet’s life. 

Pat adopted a personal life after divorcing Sweet 4 years after her acquittal

Pat demonstrated extraordinary devotion to his spouse following her homicide of Betty. We all know little about occasions behind the scenes, however Pat stood by Sweet in public. 

He appreciated help from the church and members of the public who despatched playing cards urging the Montgomerys to keep sturdy. 

After the trial, Pat and Sweet relocated to Georgia, aiming to begin afresh following the Texas tragedy. The couple divorced after 4 years, nonetheless, with the pressure of the saga probably proving an excessive amount of to bear. 

Pat adopted a personal life and reportedly modified his identify to James. Sweet additionally dropped the identify Montgomery and now goes by her maiden identify, Wheeler. 

Sweet cheated on Pat as a result of she needed more pleasure in her life

Pat and Sweet met at Texas Devices, the place he labored as {an electrical} engineer, and she was a secretary. The younger couple tied the knot in the early Nineteen Seventies and later welcomed two kids. 

The pair relocated to Wylie, Texas, in 1977, the place they met Betty and Alan Gore via the church. Pat’s $70,000 salary supplied a cushty life for his spouse and children and made it pointless for Sweet to work. 

Consequently, Sweet’s life turned tedious. It strained her relationship with Pat, who appeared uninterested in something Sweet did, together with her wonderful efficiency at a writing class she’d enrolled in. 

With her marriage on shaky floor and her need for a thrill at an all-time excessive, Sweet began an affair with Allan Gore, her buddy’s husband. Sweet was assured that Pat would by no means discover out.

In contrast to Pat, nonetheless, Betty found Allan’s affair with Sweet and confronted her about it. Gore turned the unlucky sufferer of the ensuing battle: Sweet killed Betty by repeatedly putting her with an ax. 

Regardless of the ghastly nature of the homicide, Sweet and her authorized crew satisfied the jury that she acted in self-defense. 

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