Dr. William Petit was the only survivor of the home invasion in Cheshire Connecticut in 2007. His wife, and 2 young daughters were raped and murdered by 2 men and the house was set on fire, trying to destroy evidence. Dr. Petit escaped through a room during the invasion but was injured very badly. The 2 men, Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky, are on death row for the murders.
He married photographer Christine Paluf. They met through working in the foundation that’s for Petit’s late wife and kids. Petit asked his former father-in-law for his blessings which he has received.