Cheshire Murders

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Brooklyn Man Arrested In Double-Murder Case

Raul Correa, 59, is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, police said Tuesday.


Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the 2007 Cheshire, Conn., home invasion murders, with his new wife, Christine. (Photo: Handout)

Survivor Of Cheshire Home Invasion Murders, New Wife Expecting A Child

Six years after the Connecticut home invasion horror that killed a woman and her two daughters, there was a happy announcement from the survivor, Dr. William Petit.


Jennifer Hawke-Petit

More Anguish: Cheshire Readies For Death Penalty Trial 2

The stage is now set for another death penalty trial in the home invasion murders of a mother and her two children in Connecticut.


Dr. William Petit and Steven Hayes (credit: AP)

Jurors Speak Out On Hayes Death Sentence

Hayes’ fate will likely be delayed by years of appeals, but the jurors were unanimous in their view that life in prison was simply not enough for his role in the 2007 home invasion.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Hayes Sentenced To Death In Cheshire Home Invasion

A Connecticut man was condemned to death Monday for a night of terror inside a suburban home in which a woman was strangled and her two daughters tied to their beds, doused in gasoline and left to die in a fire.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Jury In Cheshire Home Invasion Trial Hits A Snag

Jurors considering whether Steven Hayes should get the death penalty for the deadly 2007 Cheshire home invasion.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Defense: Jail Worse Than Death For Home Invasion Defendant

A life sentence in prison would actually be harsher than a death sentence for a Connecticut man who killed a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion, because he is so haunted by the crime and isolated in prison, his attorney told a jury Thursday.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Defense Challenges Juror In Home Invasion Case

Attorneys for a Connecticut man convicted of a deadly home invasion are challenging a judge’s decision to replace a regular juror with an alternate to determine his sentence.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Witness: Jail Violence Unlikely From Hayes

The charge was included in a disciplinary report on Steven Hayes, read in court during the penalty phase of his trial.


Steven Hayes

Testimony To Resume In Conn. Home Invasion Trial

Testimony will continue in the trial of Steven Hayes to determine whether he should receive a death sentence for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.