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.
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.
The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld both the state’s death penalty law and the death sentence of a man who killed a 13-year-old boy with a sledgehammer in 1997.
A man who killed a 7-year-old girl in West Haven has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release, after a state prosecutor declined to seek the death penalty.
A Superior Court judge has rejected the latest appeal from a death-row inmate who was convicted of killing a police officer in 1992.
Relatives of murder victims who oppose execution say Sen. Edith Prague was too busy to meet with them.
A Bridgeport man has been convicted of killing three people in the city in 2005 and now a jury will decide whether he should receive the death penalty.
Senate President says votes are not there for death penalty bill