Cloe Poisson, Hartford Courant
December 5, 2011
Rev. Richard and Marybelle Hawke walk to court in New Haven Monday morning for the start of jury deliberations in the penalty phase of the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky who was convicted of the murders their daughter, Jennifer Hawke Petit and their granddaughters, Hayley and Michaela Petit, in July 2007 in the Cheshire home invasion. The jury is deliberating whether to sentence Komisarjevsky to death for the crimes.