Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

A Connecticut Nightmare

Steven Hayes, convicted of the brutal Petit murders in the now-infamous 2007 Connecticut home invasion, tried to commit suicide for the last time on January 31, 2010, with an overdose of psychiatric medication. He has since informed his psychiatrists that he plans to let Connecticut put him to death when the time comes.

Connecticut Home Invasion Killer Asks to be Executed

Steven Hayes, one of the two men convicted of the horrific home invasion murders of a Cheshire, Conn., woman and her two daughters in 2007, has asked to waive his appeals and be put to death. In a letter to the Hartford Courant, Steven Hayes, 49, said that he cannot continue to live under the conditions to which he is subjected on death row at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers.

Connecticut Home Invasion Killer Reveals Plan to Commit Suicide With Oysters

Convicted murdered Steven Hayes, who along with Joshua Komisarjevsky was sentenced to death for the horrific 2007 killings of three members of the Petit family in Cheshire, Conn., has revealed a bizarre plan to kill himself in prison.