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  New details revealed in Billings murders

Video of slain couple shows final struggle

A couple known for adopting special needs children struggled with armed intruders before they were led away to be gunned down, surveillance video shows. Full story

Child witnessed Fla. couple’s murders

  Aug. 18: NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports on new details about the murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings, the parents of 17 children. Police in Florida say that at least one of those children witnessed the attack.

Slain couple had second safe with $164,000

A lawyer for the family of a Florida couple killed in an alleged robbery in which a safe was taken says another safe in the home of the couple, known for adopting children, contained $164,000. Full story

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  New ‘person of interest’ in couple’s murder

Aug. 10: A new “person of interest” in the murders of Florida parents Bud and Melanie Billings talks to Keith Morrison from “Dateline” about the case.

  ‘The children loved to fish with Dad’

Ashley's Markham’s sister, Nikki, suffered from autism and cerebral palsy. This inspired Bud and Melanie Billings to open their home to children with similar needs, and provide them with a secure, safe, and loving environment to grow.

  What’s next for slain couple’s kids?

July 18: After saying a private goodbye to Byrd and Melanie Billings, family and friends are turning their attention to the future of the couple’s adopted children. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie speaks with Melanie’s sister, Julie Tittle, family friend Carla Ard, and attorney Crystal Spencer.

  Hundreds attend funeral for slain couple

July 18: As police paint a fuller portrait of those charged in the slaying of Byrd and Melanie Billings, family and friends gathered to bid a private farewell to the couple. NBC's Mark Potter reports.

  New details in Fla. couple’s murder

July 17: Funeral services are being held for Byrd and Melanie Billings, the Florida couple murdered in a deadly home invasion. Meanwhile, investigators recover more evidence in the crime. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

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Byrd and Melanie Billings with their children, 10 adopted and two biological, at their home in Beulah, Fla
Byrd and Melanie Billings with their children, 10 adopted and two biological, at their home in Beulah, Fla

This 2005 picture shows Byrd and Melanie Billings with their children, 10 adopted and two biological, at their home in Beulah, Fla. Melanie is holding a photograph of their late child, Bailey. Investigators asked the public to be on the lookout Friday, July 10, 2009 for a red van they believe carrie

This picture shows the home of Byrd and Melanie Billings in Beulah, Fla
This picture shows the home of Byrd and Melanie Billings in Beulah, Fla

This Friday, July 10, 2009 picture shows the home of Byrd and Melanie Billings in Beulah, Fla. The two were found dead in their bedroom at Thursday evening, July 9, 2009. Investigators asked the public to be on the lookout Friday for a red van they believe carried three men involved in the deaths of