Joy Burkholder, left, receives a hug from her husband Lance after Melvin Knight is sentenced for the torture and murder of her sister, Jennifer Daugherty at the Westmoreland County Cour

 

              Joy Burkholder, left, receives a hug from her husband Lance after Melvin Knight is sentenced for the torture and murder of her sister, Jennifer Daugherty at the Westmoreland County Cour
Joy Burkholder, left, receives a hug from her husband Lance after Melvin Knight is sentenced for the torture and murder of her sister, Jennifer Daugherty at the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa Thursday, August 30, 2012. Heather Smitley, right, hugs Jennifer's mother Denise Murphy. Knight, a man who pleaded guilty to murder in the torture killing of a mentally disabled woman held captive in a dingy western Pennsylvania apartment has been given the death penalty. (AP Photo/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rebecca Droke) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MONESSEN OUT; KITTANNING OUT; CONNELLSVILLE OUT; GREENSBURG OUT; TARENTUM OUT; NORTH HILLS NEWS RECORD OUT; BUTLER OUT