Dr. William Petit, Jr. News
July 24, 2007: Family of Connecticut doctor William Petit is murdered
In the middle of the night, two men broke into a house in Cheshire, Connecticut, killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters before setting the house on fire.
Connecticut town finds hope, healing 10 years after gruesome Petit family murders
This weekend marks 10 years since a horrific crime shocked a suburban Connecticut town. In the middle of the night on July 23, 2007, two men broke into a house in Cheshire, killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters and setting the house on fire. Only the victims' husband and father, Dr.
Outrage Over Death Penalty Decision in Connecticut
Killers who tortured a mother and two young daughters are two out of 11 who were spared the death penalty.
School Shooter Adam Lanza's Newtown House Is Demolished
The 3,100 square-foot yellow house on a leafy street in Newtown, Connecticut, where Adam Lanza lived with his mother was demolished today. It was the same house where Lanza began his December 2012 rampage by killing his mother before driving to Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 children and
Home Invasion Survivor William Petit Welcomes Baby in Time for Thanksgiving
Six years after his wife and children were killed in a horrific home invasion in Connecticut, William Petit and his new wife, Christine, have announced the arrival of a baby baby. Arriving days before Thanksgiving, baby William Petit III was born in the early hours...
Home Invader Steven Hayes Says 'I Don't Deserve to Live'
One of the two men on death row for raping, beating and murdering a Connecticut family in 2007 said in his first newspaper interview that he doesn’t deserve to live and thinks about the victims all the time. Steven Hayes also told the New Haven...
Petit Family Killer: 'I Just Snapped'
Steven Hayes discusses home invasion that left a Connecticut mother and her two daughters dead.
Home Invasion Survivor William Petit to Have Baby With New Wife
Six years after his wife and children were killed in a nightmarish home invasion in Connecticut, William Petit and his new wife, Christine Paluf, announced they are having a baby together. Petit was the sole survivor of the horrific 2007 attack during which two men, Steven...
Family Slaying Survivor's New Wife Expecting Child
Dr. William Petit's first wife and two daughters were killed during a 2007 home invasion.
Petit Family Killer May Seek New Trial
Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyer may act based on newly-released 911 tapes from the day of the murder.