A Suburban Teen Who Murdered His Family

Unless you live in Maryland, you might not have heard about Nicholas Waggoner Browning: a teen-aged boy from a respected family who murdered his parents and two younger brothers. While he claimed he did it because of abuse, the murders were cold-hearted. Also, nothing excused murdering his two younger brothers.

A Privileged Life?

Try to picture a nice house in the suburbs of Cockeysville, Maryland, in the late winter of 2008. Photographs in the local newspapers show a large home with an enormous lawn. Murders are rare here.