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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cheshire home invasion murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was sentenced to death last month, is asking for a new trial.
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.
The death penalty portion of the Cheshire home invasion murder trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky has now gone to the jury.
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.