After 5 days of deliberation, a jury in Connecticut condemned Joshua Komisarjevsky to genocide Friday.
Komisarjevsky was convicted in Oct of a litany of charges including murder, kidnapping, arson, thievery and conflict in a deaths of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, 48, Hayley Petit, 17, and Michaela Petit, 11 during a home advance during their Cheshire, Conn., home on Jul 23, 2007.
Komisarjevsky, 31, will join his confederate Steven Hayes – who was convicted of 16 charges, including murder, final year – on genocide quarrel after a jury of 7 women and 5 group motionless that he should be executed.
Dr. William Petit Jr., a physician, survived a conflict and managed to shun after being smashed with a ball bat and tied to a stick in a basement. As a outcome was review Friday, Petit – his sister Johanna Petit Chapman beside him – blinked his eyes and fought behind tears,reports.
Komisarjevsky, usually a few feet from Petit in a courtroom, showed no tension as a verdicts were read, a journal reports.