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Makayla Sitton

Jim & Muriel Sitton announce they are expecting another baby. (Source: CBS4)

Thanksgiving: Finally A Reason For The Sittons To Celebrate

Six-year old Makayla Sitton loved to sing. But her angelic voice was silenced four-years ago when she was murdered in a Thanksgiving day massacre at her home in Jupiter.

CBS4–11/27/2013

A young man died after being shot outside a Hollywood apartment early Saturday morning. (Source: AP)

History Of Mass Shootings In South Florida

The deadly shooting outside a North Miami funeral home that left two people dead and twelve injured is not the first mass shooting in South Florida but it may be one of the worst.

CBS4–03/31/2012

(Source: AP) Paul Merhige

New Lawsuit Filed In Thanksgiving Day Massacre

A new lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the Jupiter Thanksgiving Day massacre where four people were killed including a six-year-old girl.

CBS4–11/29/2011

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Two Years After The Jupiter Thanksgiving Massacre

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday where families get together and celebrate the good times but for a South Florida family, it’s a day of sorrow and pain.

CBS4–11/24/2011

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Thanksgiving Killer Plagued By Mental Illness

A South Florida man who gunned down four of his relatives in a Jupiter home last Thanksgiving was depressed and controlled by obsessive compulsive rituals, according to recently released medical records.

11/06/2011

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EXCLUSIVE: After The Plea, Merhige’s Victims Move On

She was a happy and playful 6 year old girl who was gunned down in her bed.

CBS4–10/28/2011

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7 Life Sentences For Merhige In Thanksgiving Massacre Case

Paul Merhige, the South Florida man jailed for a 2009 Thanksgiving shooting rampage that left four family members dead including a 6-year-old girl, has changed his plea to guilty in exchange for seven consecutive life sentences, sparing him the death penalty.

CBS4–10/27/2011

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Report: Paul Merhige Will Accept Plea Deal

The sole suspect in the Thanksgiving Day massacre in Jupiter is expected to take a plea deal later this week, according to WPEC.

CBS4–10/26/2011

Paul Merhige makes bond court appearance.  (Source: CBS)

Killer’s Parents Deny Knowledge Of Murderous Plan

The parents of a man who is accused of going on a murderous rampage in 2009 after a Thanksgiving dinner in Jupiter said they had no idea he would do such a thing.

10/13/2011

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Second Lawsuit Filed In Thanksgiving Day Massacre

Patrick Knight, whose wife was killed during a Thanksgiving shootout, has filed a lawsuit against the parents of the suspect, Paul Merhige.

CBS4–09/22/2011

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