Defense attorneys have rested in the penalty phase of the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky in the Cheshire home invasion murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley and Michaela.
A psychologist says Joshua Komisarjevsky suffered a “toxic stew” of childhood sexual abuse, uncontrollable mood swings and concussions.
Defense attorneys played a videotaped interview of a 9-year-old girl whose father is facing a possible death sentence for a home invasion that killed three people even though their client objected, saying he didn’t want his daughter to feel compelled to help “one of the most hated people in America.”
Joshua Komisarjevsky, facing a possible death sentence for the Cheshire home invasion that killed three people, told the judge that he didn’t want the jury to see a videotaped interview of his 9-year-old daughter, because he didn’t want her to feel compelled to help “one of the most hated people in America.”
The tearful mother of a convicted Connecticut home invasion killer told a jury Tuesday her son is shocked at his role in the crime and she blames it on sexual abuse he suffered as a child.
A psychiatrist says a Connecticut man convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion told him the crime got out of control and that he felt so remorseful he was suicidal.
A man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion was a typical troubled teen, despite claims that he heard voices, molested his sister, wore his dead dog’s collar and was found with bomb-making materials, the director of a Christian residential program testified Monday.
A Connecticut judge has restricted who can see videotaped testimony by the 9-year-old daughter of a man convicted of killing three people in a 2007 home invasion.
A jury heard testimony Tuesday about angels and demons as lawyers for a Connecticut man charged in a deadly 2007 home invasion continued to introduce evidence about his family’s religious beliefs as they attempt to spare him from the death penalty.
Joshua Komisarjevsky, facing a possible death sentence for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley and Michaela, saw a demon as a teen while making a pipe bomb, a pastor told a jury Wednesday.