Man who killed cellmate in 2015 to spend life in prison

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Jackson County Clerk of Circuit Court's Office, Frederick Patterson III was sentenced to life in prison for second degree murder.

The sentencing was Thursday morning.

Wednesday a Jackson County jury convicted Frederick Patterson III of second degree murder.

They determined he used his hands and feet to beat his cellmate to death on October 2, 2015, when he was in the Apalachee Correctional Institution in Sneads.

The trial lasted two days, and witnesses proved the attack using pictures.

He's also accused of killing a cellmate on January 15th at the Jackson County Correctional Facility. The cellmate reportedly died from their injuries after an ambush style attack.