Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man to be tried in connection with a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion, was found guilty on all counts during the second day of deliberations Thursday in a case that drew worldwide attention and sparked broader discussions about safety in the home.
Jurors heard lawyers' final pleas Tuesday in the case of Joshua Komisarjevsky, with a prosecutor casting him as the mastermind behind a vicious 2007 home invasion that ripped apart a Connecticut family while the defense insisted "he did not want anyone to die."
The defense is expected to lay out its case Wednesday in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky, who is accused in the July 2007 home invasion, sexual assault and murders of three members of a Connecticut family.
Witnesses began describing the final moments of and futile attempts to save a Connecticut mother and her two daughters inside their burning home, opening the trial Monday for one of the men who authorities claim is responsible for their murders.
"A calculated, cold-blooded predator." That was how Connecticut Judge James Bentivegna described a then 22-year-old Joshua Komisarjevsky on December 20, 2002, when the defendant was sentenced after being convicted on 12 counts of burglary.
A close friend of a woman who was killed -- along with her two daughters -- during a 2007 home invasion said she hopes that an upcoming trial gives a feeling of peace and justice for residents of the quiet Connecticut town where the incident occurred.
A Connecticut man will go on trial for murder not far from where a mother and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion, after a judge on Monday denied the defendant's bid to move the proceedings.
Jurors who convicted a man of three murders in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion and recommended he be put to death for his crimes said Tuesday that serving on the case changed their lives -- and took an emotional and sometimes physical toll.
Connecticut jurors recessed Saturday without deciding the sentence of Steven Hayes, who was convicted of killing two sisters and their mother during a brutal 2007 home invasion. He faces life in prison or death.
Steven Hayes, convicted of killing three members of a Connecticut family, has shown "suicidal tendencies" and expressed concern his food was tainted, a psychiatrist testified during the penalty phase of Hayes' trial Monday.
A man convicted of capital murder in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion has attempted suicide several times since his arrest and has said he wants to receive the death penalty, a forensic psychiatrist testified Wednesday.
A court clerk at the trial of Steven Hayes, who was convicted of capital murder in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion, read Tuesday from writings of Hayes' alleged accomplice describing the incident in graphic detail.
A man convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 Connecticut home invasion can be "quite likable," but has struggled with drug addiction for years, a defense attorney told jurors Monday.
An accelerant appears to have been poured on or near two girls as they lay tied up in their beds in their Connecticut home when home invaders set it afire more than three years ago, an investigator told jurors Friday.
As the trial continues for one of two men accused in the gruesome home invasion and murder of a doctor's wife and two daughters in Connecticut, shocking details make many wonder how to keep their homes safer from intruders.
A Connecticut doctor whose wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion took the stand Tuesday to testify against one of the accused killers, recalling horrific details of being beaten and tied up by his alleged captors while fearing for the well-being of his family.
The long-delayed trial of a man accused of killing a doctor's wife and her two daughters opened Monday with witnesses who told jurors Jennifer Hawke-Petit asked to withdraw $15,000 from the bank because she and her family were being held hostage at her home.