All posts tagged: Dr. William Petit

Crime Wire Investigates Discusses the Petit and Blagojevich Verdicts

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Also, please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE: http://blogtalkradio.com/crimewire   In a 2007 Connecticut home invasion that occurred at the residence of Dr. William Petit, the doctor’s wife and two daughters were murdered at the hands of two paroled burglars. The second perpetrator, Joshua Komisarjevsky, will join his accomplice, Steven Hayes, on death row. The jury handed down their death penalty decision late last week. The Legacy of The Petit Family Foundation Please donate to the Petit Family Foundation.  You will find no better reasons to give your time and dollars!   The second case discussion will focus on the recent sentencing of former Governor Rod Blagojevich who received a sentence of 14 years for trying to sell President O’Bama’s senate seat. “At the time of his arrest, two years into his second term, court-authorized wiretaps caught Blagoyevich offering Obama’s Senate seat in exchange for favors, including a job with a non-profit or a union, corporate posts for his wife, campaign contributions or even a post in …

Crime Wire Examines Petit Trial and Long Island Serial Killer

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Also, please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE: http://blogtalkradio.com/crimewire   The family of Dr. William Petit Jr. was brutally murdered four years ago. The doctor survived the savagery that befell his family and is now testifying in the trial of the second defendant. The first defendant was found guilty of murder and has been sentenced to death. Vito Colucci and Tom Shamshak will examine this horrific crime and talk about the ongoing trial. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/p/petit_family/index.html New details are emerging in the Long Island unsolved murders of 10 victims found along the beachfront. Vito Colucci, Tom Shamshak, and Crime Wire Forensic Consultant Karen Beers will discuss the growing mystery. http://www.longislandpress.com/2011/09/20/new-details-victim-sketches-released-in-gilgo-murder-case/