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.
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.
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.
After months of jury selection and delays caused by the defendant's alleged suicide attempt, the triple murder case against Steven Hayes, one of two accused in the killing of a Connecticut physician's family, is set to begin Monday.