Patterson, wife die in murder-suicide

Updated: October 11, 2007, 1:55 PM ET
Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Former Louisiana Tech baseball coach Pat Patterson, who led the Bulldogs to seven NCAA tournament appearances, died Thursday after fatally shooting his ailing wife and then himself, authorities said.

The shootings occurred about 7:15 a.m. at an assisted-living facility just outside of Ruston, said Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone. Patterson's 71-year-old wife, Glenda, who had been suffering from Alzheimer's, had been a resident of the home for about a month, Stone ...

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