Lisa Ling Interviews a Son Who Killed His Family

Aired on 10/06/2008 | CC
In December 2003, Kent and Tricia Whitaker and their sons, Bart and Kevin, returned home from a dinner celebrating Bart's supposed graduation from Sam Houston State University. When they opened the door of their home in Sugar Land, Texas, a masked gunman opened fire on the family, killing Tricia and Kevin and wounding Bart and Kent. After a thorough investigation, the police learned that Bart was behind the assassination. He was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. In 2008, Lisa Ling went to the Texas prison where Bart sat on death row to ask the question that was on everyone's mind: Why did he want to kill his family? Here's what she found.

Original airdate: October 6, 2008