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

Joseph Boulware pleaded guilty to third-degree murder.

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

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

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