Key ruling expected in Komisarjevsky penalty phase

NEW HAVEN - The penalty phase of the trial for the second man convicted in the deadly Cheshire home invasion continues today.

A judge is expected to decide if the courtroom should be closed to the public when jurors watch videotaped testimony from Joshua Komisarjevsky's 9-year old daughter.

Komisarjevsky faces life in prison or the death penalty for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters in 2007.

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