His Son Tried To Kill Him, Now Father Tries To Halt His Execution


Thomas Whitaker is on Texas’ death row because he lured his family out to dinner so a friend could slip into their Sugar Land home to gun down his mother, father and brother when they returned.

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Shot in the upper chest in the 2003 attack, Kent Whitaker barely survived the ambush, but only after hearing the first two bullets, which killed his youngest, Kevin, a college sophomore, and wife, Tricia, whose last sounds he heard were a series of weak, wet coughs as blood filled her lungs.

Now 38, Thomas Whitaker is scheduled to be executed on Feb. 22 for the crime.

His father, however, is making a last-ditch plea to spare his son’s life despite the heartache and suffering he has caused.

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