THE MARRIAGE between Candy and Pat Montgomery became headline fodder due to nationwide coverage of Betty Gore’s death.
After having an affair with, Candy was charged with her , which left true-crime sleuths to wonder about since .
Who is Pat Montgomery?
was an electrical engineer when he met Candace Wheeler, later known as .
The two started dating after working together atInstruments, where Candy was a secretary.
tied the knot sometime in the early 1970s and moved to Wylie, Texas in 1977.
By the time they made the move, the pair welcomed two children together – a son and a daughter.
While living in northern Texas, the couple befriended the Gore family.
The Gore family consisted of Allan,, and their two daughters.
Due to attending school functions and church services together, the families became fast friends.
were also Betty and Allan’s neighbors.
The friendship between the families took a deadly turn when Candy and Allan commenced an affair, unbeknownst to Pat and Betty.
When the secret affair was exposed, Betty met her demise at the ax-wielding hands of Candy.
Where is Pat Montgomery now?
On October 29, 1980, despite admitting to killing Betty, Pat’s wife Candy was acquitted of all charges related to the death of her former friend.
was due to her self-defense argument, which proved successful.
Following the trial’s conclusion, the Montgomerys relocated somewhere in.
It was reported that the pair called it quits and divorced sometime later in the 1980s.
Candy, who now reportedly goes by her maiden name Candace Wheeler, is rumored to still live in Georgia.
Pat’s exact whereabouts after his divorce from Candy are relatively unknown.
He is portrayed by Veep actor Timothy Simons in the 2022miniseries titled after his ex-wife.
In another program slated for 2022, Pat is played by Treadstone star Patrick Fugit onLove and Death.
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