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Death Penalty Case Delayed For Supreme Court’s Capital Punishment Decision

A West Hartford death penalty case has been delayed until after the state Supreme Court decides whether the state’s repeal of capital punishment last year is constitutional.


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New Penalty Phase Ordered In West Hartford Murder-For-Hire Case

The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of a man convicted in a murder-for-hire plot that promised him a broken snowmobile.


Supreme Court to Hear Appeal in Murder-for-Hire Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Supreme Court plans to hear the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of killing a West Hartford man in exchange for a broken snowmobile. Eduardo Santiago’s attorneys will argue […]