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Joshua Komisarjevsky

Joshua Komisarjevsky
Suspect of in the July 2007 home invasion killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Hayley Petit, 17, and Michaela Petit, 11, in Cheshire, Conn.
Suspect of in the July 2007 home invasion killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Hayley Petit, 17, and Michaela Petit, 11, in Cheshire, Conn. « Show less

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  • Judge denies Connecticut killer's bid to speed up execution

    A Connecticut judge has rejected a request by one of two men convicted in the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a home invasion to drop his remaining appeals and proceed to execution. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1dmKn02 )...
  • Cheshire Killer's Attempt To Speed Up Execution Denied

    Cheshire Killer's Attempt To Speed Up Execution Denied
    VERNON — Cheshire home invasion killer Steven Hayes has lost his latest bid to waive his appeals and proceed to execution. In a handwritten document titled, "Emergency Habeas," filed June 17 in Superior Court in Rockville, Hayes said his...
  • Komisarjevsky Not Involved In Sale Of Personal Items On "True Crime" Website

    Komisarjevsky Not Involved In Sale Of Personal Items On "True Crime" Website
    A state Department of Correction investigation found that Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky did not take part in the sale of his personal items on a website that sells items of serial killers and other notorious murderers. Earlier this...
  • Website Sells Poems, Drawings It Claims Are Cheshire Killer's

    Website Sells Poems, Drawings It Claims Are Cheshire Killer's
    Poems and drawings purportedly by Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky and clothes he reportedly wore in prison are for sale on a website that hawks items of serial killers and other notorious murderers. The website darkvomit.com began...
  • Ski Trip For Kids Among Plans For Petit Family Foundation Grants

    PLAINVILLE — A day on the ski slopes sounds great to Nick Reyna, a pediatric cancer survivor from Rocky Hill, who was in town on Tuesday to help a national foundation get a $7,500 award from the Petit Family Foundation. Reyna, 26 and the 2007...
  • Petit Calls For End To Early Release Program

    CHESHIRE — Dr. William Petit and a former Republican state senator called Wednesday for ending the Malloy administration's early release program for violent criminals. Standing on the town green in Cheshire, Petit signed a petition that is being...
  • More Cheshire Home Invasion Police Recordings Discovered

    More Cheshire Home Invasion Police Recordings Discovered
    Recorded police calls from the morning of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion murders, never provided to prosecutors or defense lawyers, were recently discovered in town hall and are being reviewed for potential new evidence. A Cheshire town employee...
  • Descubren más grabaciones policiacas de la invasión en la casa de Cheshire

    Descubren más grabaciones policiacas de la invasión en la casa de Cheshire
    Grabaciones de las llamadas a la policía la mañana de los asesinatos del allanamiento en Cheshire en el 2007, nunca antes proporcionados a los fiscales o abogados de la defensa, fueron descubiertas recientemente en el Ayuntamiento y se están revisando...
  • Komisarjevsky Wants New Trial Over 'Undisclosed' Cheshire Police Tapes

    Komisarjevsky Wants New Trial Over 'Undisclosed' Cheshire Police Tapes
    Attorneys for death row inmate Joshua Komisarjevsky have filed a motion with the state Supreme Court seeking a hearing to determine why more than 40 taped Cheshire police calls were not turned over to the defense before Komisarjevky's conviction in the...
  • Letters: Fast track to the execution chamber

    Re "Campaign seeks faster route to death chamber," Feb. 13 On a number of issues California has been a forward-thinking leader. That is why it is most disturbing that three governors who are clearly out of touch with the direction this state is...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...