Jury selection begins in Connecticut’s Petit family murder trial

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No jurors were chosen Tuesday on the first day of jury selection for the trial of what has been called the worst crime in Connecticut’s history.

Two men stand accused of murdering Jennifer Hawkes-Petit and her two daughters in Cheshire July 23, 2007. Police allege that Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky broke into the Petits’ home in the early hours, tied up and beat the father, Dr. William Petit Jr., tied up his daughters, Michaela, 11, and Hayley, 17, and sexually assaulted the youngest.

Full story: Jury Selection Begins in Petit Connecticut Family Murder Trial–ABC News