Hartford man convicted of 2 cold case murders


A Hartford man is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of two cold case murders.

According to officials, 35-year-old Harold Patterson has been found guilty of the deaths of 21-year-old Lamar Gresham and 23-year-old Carlos Ortiz.

Gresham and Ortiz were mortally wounded on Edwards Street in Hartford back in 2008. Patterson was arrested following an investigation.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 17th, 2019.

Patterson is also awaiting trial on a murder charge in the unrelated killing of 34-year-old Raymond Hite in 2008. Officials said Hite was murdered with the same gun used to kill Gresham and Ortiz.


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