2 Grilled in Murder of Parents Who Adopted Disabled

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jul 12, 2009 11:51 AM CDT
The murdered couple had 16 children, 12 of whom were adopted and several who were disabled.   (©bagaball)

(Newser) – Police are interrogating two men they say were caught on videotape in the home invasion-murder of a wealthy Florida couple who adopted 12 children, several of them disabled, reports the Pensacola News Journal. Eight of the children of the murdered couple, Byrd and Melanie Billings, were home at the time of the killings, but were unharmed. Investigators tracked down two of three men believed to be the images captured on a surveillance camera in the wealthy couple's Beulah home.