The Whitaker family was in celebration mode - their oldest son, Thomas "Bart" Whitaker, had just finished his final exam at Sam Houston State University, he'd soon be walking the stage, and his parents, Tricia and Kent, and brother, Kevin, were so excited for him. They all went to dinner at Pappadeaux's restaurant near Sugar Land, Texas to celebrate, but when they got back home from dinner, their night turned into a horror show. As the family started filing into their home, a masked intruder inside began shooting them one by one.
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Texas District & County Attorney's Association | A Most Unusual Suspect (Jeff Strange)
CBS News | Texas Man Targeted by a Hitman Fights for the Life of the Person Who Ordered the Murder – His Son (Peter Van Sant)
ABC News | Murder in the Family: 'I Wanted Them Dead' (Harry Phillips & Elissa Stohler)
Forensic Files Now | Bart Whitaker: Relative Tragedy
ABC News | 'Murder by Family': Read Shocking Excerpt
The Houston Chronicle | Whitaker Lawyer Attacks Credibility of Witness (Eric Hansen)
ABC News | 'Sugar Land' Culprit Made New Life in Mexico (Denise Martinez-Ramundo & Harry Phillips)
Wikipedia | Thomas Bartlett Whitaker
Medium | The Whitaker Family Murders of Sugar Land, Texas
YouTube | 911: The Sugar Land Conspiracy
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