NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A psychiatrist says the Connecticut man convicted in a deadly home invasion told him he wanted to take the stand and encourage a jury to give him the death sentence.
Yale psychiatrist Dr. Paul Amble testified Wednesday before a New Haven jury considering punishment for Steven Hayes. Hayes was convicted two weeks ago of killing of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela, at their Cheshire home in 2007.READ MORE: De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly Testing
Amble also says Hayes repeatedly tried to kill himself after the crime because of guilt, remorse and a fear of being isolated in prison. He said Hayes made several suicide attempts, overdosing on prescribed medication.READ MORE: Multiple Tornado Warnings Issued As Severe Weather Impacts Tri-State Area
The doctor says Hayes wanted to “look like a monster” in front of jurors by expressing no remorse.MORE NEWS: Vessel At Hudson Yards Closes Indefinitely After 14-Year-Old Jumps From Structure
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