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

Komisarjevsky Sentenced To Death

Joshua Komisarjevsky expressed regret but steadfastly blamed his accomplice as he was sentenced to die Friday for a deadly home invasion that unsettled suburbia and halted momentum to abolish the state’s death penalty.

01/27/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Jury Decides On Death Sentence In Triple Murder

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say a jury has determined a reputed drug dealer should be put to death for killing three people in a drug turf dispute in 2005 in Bridgeport. Tom […]

06/15/2011

Dr. Petit:"They Were Special People;" Hayes: "I Am Tormented;" Judge: "A Terrible Sentence"

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of a woman and her two daughters said his execution will be “a welcome relief,” […]

12/02/2010

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