Dr. William Petit, Johanna Petit Chapman

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000037" title="William Petit" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/crime/william-petit-PECLB0000037.topic">Dr. William Petit</a> Jr. (left) and his sister, Johanna Petit Chapman (right) walk to court in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100205150000" title="New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)" href="/topic/us/connecticut/new-haven-county/new-haven-%28new-haven-connecticut%29-PLGEO100100205150000.topic">New Haven</a> Monday morning for the start of jury deliberations in the penalty phase of the trial of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000033" title="Joshua Komisarjevsky" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/crime/joshua-komisarjevsky-PECLB0000033.topic">Joshua Komisarjevsky</a> who was convicted of the murders of Petit's wife and daughters in July 2007 in the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100205050000" title="Cheshire" href="/topic/us/connecticut/new-haven-county/cheshire-PLGEO100100205050000.topic">Cheshire</a> home invasion. The jury is deliberating whether to sentence Komisarjevsky to death for the crimes.

( Cloe Poisson, Hartford Courant / December 5, 2011 )

Dr. William Petit Jr. (left) and his sister, Johanna Petit Chapman (right) 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 of Petit's wife and daughters in July 2007 in the Cheshire home invasion. The jury is deliberating whether to sentence Komisarjevsky to death for the crimes.

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