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  • Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs

    Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs
    Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious. Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
  • Cheshire Killings: Hayes' Lawyers Vow To Fight A Guilty Plea

    Cheshire Killings: Hayes' Lawyers Vow To Fight A Guilty Plea
    Steven Hayes' surprising offer Thursday to plead guilty to the 2007 Cheshire home-invasion killings — without some type of plea bargain — has pitted him against his own attorneys, who are vowing to fight his decision and keep him off death...
  • Experts Say Hayes' Lawyers May Lose Fight To Keep Him Off Death Row

    Veteran defense lawyers Patrick J. Culligan and Thomas J. Ullmann are well-known for their vehement opposition to the death penalty. And now they represent a client who seems willing to take a seat on death row. Next week, the two attorneys plan to...
  • Hayes Denied Request To Skip Jury Selection

    A judge has denied Steven Hayes' request to skip the rest of jury selection in the 2007 Cheshire home-invasion case. Hayes' attorneys last week filed a motion asking Superior Court Judge Jon C. Blue to waive Hayes' right to be present while attorneys...
  • Petit Supports Streamlining Death Penalty Process; Joiner Opposes Reform Efforts

    William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, urged lawmakers Wednesday to make changes to Connecticut's death penalty that would stop unnecessary delays in the death penalty process. He also said that victims should have the...