Snapped: Where Is Candy Montgomery Now? Betty Gore Murder – What Happened?

Snapped: Where Is Candy Montgomery Now? Betty Gore Murder – What Happened?



Where is Candy Montgomery now? A Texas housewife killed her friend Betty Gore within ax on June 13, 1980, after having an affair with her husband. 

Candy Montgomery who butchered her dear friend with a hatchet angrily on June 13, 1980, after having an unsanctioned romance with her significant other, is the subject of not one but rather two impending true-crime series. 

Montgomery left her friend turned enemy with 41 hatchet wounds but was shockingly not found guilty for the crime she committed. 

Snapped: Where Is Candy Montgomery Now?

Candy Montgomery was viewed as not blameworthy, as the jury accepted that she killed Betty for self-protection. Most likely, she dwells in Texas, USA, and isn’t in jail. 

Similarly, the full story of Betty’s homicide and Candy’s resulting absolution was highlighted in Texas Monthly as a two-section series in 1984. 

Apparently, the story has also been covered by an American true drama series “Snapped” airing Sundays at 6/5c on Oxygen. 

Candy Montgomery Betty Gore Murderer: What Happened To Her?

Candy Montgomery was considered a mainstay in her local area. That insight changed, however, after she had an unsanctioned romance with a wedded man and killed his better half with a hatchet. 

All of this started when Montgomery’s feelings for Betty’s husband, Allan Gore, started to grow. Candy was a housewife and church attendee who met Betty at The Methodist Church of Lucas. 

After admitting her adoration, Candy and Allan began engaging in extramarital relations. The crushed mother of two chose to assault Candy with a hatchet (ax) but remained unsuccessful. 

Instead, Candy exploited her helpless point and killed her own friend after hitting her multiple times with the ax. 

How Old Is Candy Montgomery? Age Explored

Candy Montgomery was 29 years of age when the tragic incident took place.  Apparently, after 32 years, she is assumed to be 61 years old in 2022. 

However, the details surrounding her actual date of birth haven’t been disclosed at the moment. 

A Look At Candy Montgomery Family

For her family, Candy Montgomery was a mother and housewife. She had a normal life and was well-liked by the community. in 1977, she and her better half Pat Montgomery moved into their fantasy house in Wylie, a suburb of Dallas. 

Her husband, Pat was an electrical engineer at Texas Instruments. The duo shared two children, a son, and a daughter. 

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Last Modified: January 19, 2022


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