Cheshire

Joshua Komisarjevsky (Courtesy Judicial Department)

Komisarjevsky to be Sentenced Today in New Haven

A Connecticut man will be formally sentenced to death for the home invasion killings of a Connecticut woman and her two daughters.

01/27/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Seeks New Trial

Cheshire home invasion murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was sentenced to death last month, is asking for a new trial.

01/12/2012

Dr. William Petit talks with the media following the death penalty verdict. (Photo by Aaron Kupec/WTIC)

Death Penalty For Komisarjevsky

Joshua Komisarjevsky has been sentenced to death for his part in the Cheshire home invasion murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley and Michaela.

12/09/2011

(Courtesy Judicial Department)

Jury Gets Death Penalty Case

The death penalty portion of the Cheshire home invasion murder trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky has now gone to the jury.

12/05/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Closing Arguments In Komisarjevsky Trial

The prosecutor has told the jury that Joshua Komisarjevsky and Stephen Hayes created “the ultimate house of horrors” in the 2007 Cheshire home invasion murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley and Michaela.

12/02/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Defense Rests

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.

11/29/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (Courtesy Judicial Department)

Psychologist: ‘Toxic Stew’ In Komisarjevsky Upbringing

A psychologist says Joshua Komisarjevsky suffered a “toxic stew” of childhood sexual abuse, uncontrollable mood swings and concussions.

11/28/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Jurors See Videotape Of Komisarjevsky’s Daughter

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.”

11/23/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Judge Denies Komisarjevsky Request, Says Daughter’s Interview Should Be Played

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.”

11/23/2011

Jude and Joshua Komisarjevsky (Courtesy Judicial Department)

Komisarjevsky’s Mother Takes Stand

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.

11/22/2011

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