Komisarjevsky

Steven Hayes, DOC

Hayes: “I Don’t Know Why It Happened”

A man convicted in the brutal home invasion killings of a Connecticut woman and her two daughters in 2007 said no one was supposed to get hurt and he “just snapped” before he and an accomplice set fire to the house.

09/08/2013

Steven Hayes, DOC

Home Invasion Killer Wants To Waive Appeals

A man on Connecticut’s death row for killing a mother and her two daughters in 2007 wants to waive his appeals and volunteer for execution, a newspaper reported Thursday.

10/11/2012

Northern Correctional Institution (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Death Row Inmate Says He’s Being Punished For Others’ Crimes, Too

Daniel Webb is awaiting execution for the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a Connecticut bank executive, but he believes he is also paying a price for another, unrelated crime that has heavily influenced the state’s debate on capital punishment.

07/17/2012

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

Komisarjevsky Talks About Life On Death Row

The Connecticut killer who once called himself one of the most hated men in America said in a death row interview that he tries not to think about the murder of a suburban mother and her two daughters, suffers no nightmares and has nothing to say to the only survivor of the brutal 2007 attack.

05/15/2012

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opponents Will Try Again To Repeal State’s Death Penalty

Death penalty opponents in Connecticut are hoping their efforts to repeal capital punishement will be more successful this year following the conclusion of the highly-publicized trials in the Cheshire home invasion murders.

02/13/2012

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

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

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