The crime was so brutal that not only the victim’s family, but everyone else, is hoping that the judge will sentence him with the ultimate punishment.
The someones (people) who incur damage are the victims. WILL SOMEBODY THINK OF THE VICTIMS HERE???
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. It will help to know the word 被害 as well.