Jury Selection Continues In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jury selection for the second defendant charged in a deadly Connecticut home invasion will be resuming.

The trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky started last week with jury selection, a process that could take months as prospective jurors are questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys. Jury selection continues Monday in New Haven Superior Court.

The first juror was picked Thursday.

Authorities say Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes killed Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, 11-year-old Michaela and 17-year Hayley, in their Cheshire home in 2007.

Hawke-Petit’s husband, Dr. William Petit, was beaten but survived.

Hayes was convicted last year and condemned to death by a jury.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • bigmamamuley

    I submitted a comment, but this stupid site did not post. I wonder if my refusal to re- subscribe, because I”m already subscribed, has something to do with that?

  • 1newamerican

    condemned the LEGAL SYSTEM TO DEATH,no need for trial.

  • sawnetbean

    They should have let them plead guilty to life in prison without possibility of parole. Now the State has to waste time and money dealing with two guys and all their appeals.

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