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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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