Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Cheshire, Connecticut family horror

Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky carried out a deeply disturbing home invasion that turned into the torture and murder of nearly an entire family.

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.

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