William Petit Jr.

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  • ** FILE ** A June 2007 photo shows Dr. William Petit Jr. (left) with daughters Michaela (front) and Hayley (center rear) and wife Jennifer Hawke-Petit on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Dr. Petit was severely beaten and his wife and two daughters were killed during a home invasion in Cheshire, Conn., on July 23, 2007. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Dr. William Petit Jr., File)

    Jury deliberations begin in Conn. home-invasion case

    A judge denied an effort Wednesday by lawyers for a Connecticut man charged with killing a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion to reopen their defense based on letters from a co-defendant claiming he had committed numerous murders in the past. The case then went to the jury.


  • ** FILE ** A June 2007 photo shows Dr. William Petit Jr. (left) with daughters Michaela (front) and Hayley (center rear) and wife Jennifer Hawke-Petit on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Dr. Petit was severely beaten and his wife and two daughters were killed during a home invasion in Cheshire, Conn., on July 23, 2007. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Dr. William Petit Jr., File)

    Survivor testifies again about Conn. home invasion

    A doctor whose wife and two daughters were killed in a home invasion told jurors Tuesday that he was attacked with a baseball bat in the middle of the night and described how he fell, crawled and rolled in his frantic escape to a neighbor's house.


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  • Survivor of family slaying asks others to keep faith

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Dr. William Petit Jr. still bore bruises and gashes as he urged mourners yesterday to "spread the work" of his wife and two young daughters, who were slain when burglars surprised them in their home.


  • Survivor of family slaying asks others to keep faith

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Dr. William Petit Jr. still bore bruises and gashes as he urged mourners yesterday to "spread the work" of his wife and two young daughters, who were slain when burglars surprised them in their home.


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