Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Courtney Schulhoff murder trial

A babyfaced Courtney Schulhoff was just 16 when she plotted her father’s murder and enlisted her 20 year-old boyfriend’s help to carry it out. Steven Schulhoff, 48, was found beaten to death in the family’s Altamonte Springs, Fla., apartment on Feb. 10, 2004.

Slideshow: Parents Slain, Teens Accused

They are among the most shocking of crimes: teenagers killing parents. In recent years, a rash of high-profile murders of parents, committed by their own children, have rocked communities from New Mexico to Alaska.