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'State Children's Flower' To Honor Victim Of Home Invasion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A flower favored by the youngest victim of the 2007 deadly home invasion in Cheshire would become Connecticut’s official children’s state flower in proposed state legislation. 136 more words

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Prosecutor Files Motion For Court Hearing In Home Invasion Murders

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut prosecutor says newly discovered evidence related to a 2007 home invasion that killed three people warrants a court hearing in the appeal of one of two men sentenced to death for the murders. 108 more words

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Joshua Komisarjevsky Formally Sentenced For His Part In Petit Family Murders

It was a dark, dreary, rainy day as the Petit family arrived in court to deliver victim impact statements at the sentencing of Joshua Komisarjevsky.  It was for them, the final chapter in this sad, horrifying odyssey that has lasted five years. 357 more words

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Petit Family Murders - Komisarjevsky To Die!

Joshua Komisarjevsky joins his accomplice Steven Hayes on Connecticut’s death row. The jury rejected defense attorneys’ request to spare his life in light of the sexual abuse he suffered as a boy. 26 more words

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Petit Family Murders - Komisarjevsky Trial, Final Chapter Being Crafted

Having dragged it out as long as they could (19 1/2 days to be exact), the defense finally rested yesterday in the penalty phase of Komisarjevsky’s trial.  102 more words

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Petit Family Murders – Komisarjevsky’s Daughter’s Video Shown

In what I consider to be terribly cruel and unnecessary, a video of little ‘J.N.’ was played for the jury in the defense’s attempt to convince them to spare Komisarjevsky’s life. 520 more words

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