New video released of the dash cam footage of Ralph Stanley Elrod gunned down two sheriff’s deputies in 2016.
He is now serving life in prison without parole in a plea deal with prosecutors when he pleaded guilty in the 2016 slayings of two sheriff’s deputies.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
News outlets reported Elrod would have faced a possible death sentence if his case went to trial.READ MORE: Eric Clapton Announces Concert Dates Including In Tampa
Prosecutors said Elrod fatally shot Peach County deputies Daryl Smallwood and Patrick Sondron on Nov. 6, 2016, as they responded to a call that Elrod had pointed a gun at a neighbor’s nephews.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: When Will You Get Your First Check?
District Attorney David Cooke said Elrod later told investigators he shot the deputies because he “did not want to go to jail.”