One evening, the Whitaker family returned home after dinner, celebrating one of their son's impending graduation from college. On opening the front door, they faced a gunman lying in wait. The gunman opened fire, instantly killing Kent Whitaker's son and wife. Kent and his older son were left lying wounded until police and ambulances arrived. While recovering in the hospital, Kent resolved in his heart to forgive whoever was responsible for the deaths of his wife and son. Over the next few weeks, it was discovered that the whole murder plot had been orchestrated by the surviving son, whom Kent had unknowingly forgiven. After a trial that resulted in a death sentence for his son, Kent emerged from the harrowing ordeal filled with forgiveness and redemption. Straight from news headlines comes the incredible true story of a son's treachery and a father's forgiveness. What does it take to forgive the man who killed your wife and son and changed your life forever? Murder By Family is the story of a man who refused to let hatred and revenge take over his life and the remarkable power of forgiveness.