Family Slayings

October 4, 2012 - 1:34 AM
Thomas Mortimer IV is seated during his hearing at Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn, Mass., Wednesday Oct. 3, 2012. Mortimer plead guilty to the first-degree murder of his wife, mother-in-law and two young children after an argument over a bounced check. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Patrick Whittemore, POOL)