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Joshua Komisarjevsky

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Connecticut Home Invasion Killer, Joshua Komisarjevsky, Seeks New Trial

Lawyers for Joshua Komisarjevsky asked the Connecticut Supreme Court last week to hold an evidentiary hearing, reverse Komisarjevsky’s convictions and order a new trial.

09/03/2014

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

Steven Hayes, Cheshire Home Invasion Killer, Found Unresponsive In Cell

A guard conducting a routine check at the Northern Correction Institution found Steven Hayes unresponsive at 9:35 a.m., authorities said.

03/10/2014

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

Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For Congress

Petit’s wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.

10/11/2013

Steven Hayes (file / credit: Connecticut State Police)

Cheshire Home Invasion Murderer Steven Hayes Wants To Be Executed Now

Steven Hayes, now on death row for the 2007 murders of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters during a home invasion, is speaking out from prison.

10/12/2012

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Conn. Death Penalty Repeal Bill Passes In Senate, Moves On To House

State senators voted 20-16 in favor of a death penalty repeal bill after about 11 hours of impassioned floor debate.

04/05/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Komisarjevsky Formally Sentenced To Death In Cheshire Home Invasion

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to death for killing a woman and her two daughters during a night of terror in their suburban home.

01/27/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Judge Denies New Trial In Cheshire Home Invasion Case

A judge has denied a request by convicted murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky for a new trial in the home invasion killings of a woman and her two daughters, saying he received a fair trial.

01/18/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (Mugshot)

Joshua Komisarjevsky Sentenced To Death In CT Home Invasion

The jury deliberated over the span of five days before returning the verdict against Joshua Komisarjevsky, who will join his accomplice Steven Hayes on Connecticut’s death row.

12/09/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Still No Penalty Phase Verdict After Day 4 In Cheshire Home Invasion

Jurors are weighing punishment for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was convicted in October of killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.

12/08/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Jury Enters Day 3 Of Penalty Phase In Komisarjevsky’s Conn. Home Invasion Trial

It’s the third day of deliberations for a Connecticut jury on whether a man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion should get the death penalty or life in prison.

12/07/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

No Verdict Yet In Penalty Phase Of Komisarjevsky’s CT Home Invasion Trial

The jury deliberated about five hours Tuesday and will continue their discussions Wednesday. Judge Jon Blue suggested they could go later in the day.

12/06/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Komisarjevsky’s Mom Blames Sex Abuse For Son’s Role In Deadly CT Home Invasion

The defense said Joshua Komisarjevsky was sexually abused between the ages of 4 to 6 by a foster teen his family had taken into the home.

11/22/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Penalty Phase Begins In Komisarjevsky Home Invasion Trial

The jury that convicted Komisarjevsky of murder will now decide whether he should be put to death or sentenced to life without parole.

10/25/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Jury Finds Komisarjevsky Guilty Of Murdering Cheshire Mom, Daughters

Komisarjevsky was found guilty of all counts against him — 17 in total — including aiding the murder of Hawke-Petit and guilty of murdering Hayley and Michaela Petit.

10/13/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (L) and Steven Hayes (R) (credit: handout)

Jury Sees Texts Between Hayes, Komisarjevsky In Cheshire Home Invasion

Jurors on Wednesday saw text messages between two men charged with killing a woman and her two young daughters, including one in which one told the other he was “chomping at the bit to get started.”

09/28/2011

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