PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man will serve up to six decades in prison for killing his girlfriend.

Joseph Boulware pleaded guilty to third-degree murder.

He will serve a total of 30 to 60 years in prison.

Back in 2008, he shot his girlfriend Ella Hooper at her home in North Braddock.

She died eight years later, with the medical examiner ruling she died from pneumonia due to complications from the gunshot wound.