Dr. William Petit
Lawyers for Steven Hayes cited the writings of his co-defendant who described how his “dark shadow was let loose” as he beat Dr. William Petit and terrorized his wife and two daughters.
Prosecutors have rested their case after calling a court clerk to testify about Steven Hayes’ long criminal record.
Attorneys for convicted murderer Steven Hayes argued they should be allowed to bring up the cost of executions when jurors consider whether to impose the death penalty.
A jury that heard eight days of gruesome testimony about a Connecticut family’s night of horror has convicted a paroled burglar of killing a mother and her two daughters.
The Connecticut judge presiding at the trial of Steven Hayes — charged in a deadly home invasion — has been discharged from the hospital.
Jurors are reliving the horror of a brutal home invasion and triple-murder in a New Haven courtroom this week. On Thursday, the only survivor sat through a presentation of crime scene photos of the home where his wife and two daughters were killed.
A Cheshire police captain on Wednesday defended the department’s July 2007 decision not to enter a house where they had been told a family was being held hostage.
Three years after surviving a horrific home invasion, Dr. William Petit described to a jury, in chilling detail, the night that cost him his entire family.