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Komisarjevsky Tried To Commit Suicide In Pennsylvania Prison

Komisarjevsky Tried To Commit Suicide In Pennsylvania Prison

Within hours of arriving at a Pennsylvania prison last week, Joshua Komisarjevsky, convicted of the brutal Cheshire triple murders in 2007, tried to hang himself in his new cell.

Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes were transferred to the Camp Hill Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on Aug. 18 as part of a prisoner exchange program between Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Both men recently had their sentences changed from death to life in prison without parole.

Karen Martucci of the Connecticut Department of Correction confirmed Thursday that Komisarjevsky tried to hang himself about 1 a.m. on Aug. 18.

Martucci said Komisarjevsky didn't require medical attention outside...

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