The Connecticut doctor who survived home invasion and triple murder of his family reveals new details

The Connecticut doctor who survived home invasion and triple murder of his family reveals new details

In 2007, William Petit watched as his wife and daughters were brutally raped and murdered. He shared even more shocking details in a new book.

The Connecticut doctor who survived home invasion and triple murder of his family reveals new details

Now Dr Petit, 58, has revealed the details of what really happened on that fateful night in a new book, The Rising, Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town, by Ryan D’Agostino. The author has fill access to Dr. Petit and his family.

In it, he details how two small time criminals who met in a half way house for released prisoners turned a happy family Sunday into a night of unsurpassed savagery that ended with three murders.

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On the night of the killings, Dr Petit woke up on the sun room couch to find himself bound and with two strange men looking down at him.

One was holding a 9mm gun, while the other carried a bloodstained Louisville Slugger baseball bat that he had used to beat Dr Petit around the head.

Click the link, because the details get even worse. The two men responsible were convicted in 2011 and sentenced to death. Petit has since been trying to put his life back together with a new family.

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