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Bank manager says she called police after Connecticut mom Jennifer Hawke-Petit said her family was being held captive

“But the bank manager had said [to police] that Mrs. Petit was petrified?” asked the defense lawyer. “That’s correct,” the captain conceded. But police were following state protocol, he insisted. “It’s been our training in Connecticut since 2001,” he said. “We were building on information we had. There was no violence. The information from the […]

Connecticut Sees ‘Red’ After Horrific Home-Invasion Murders

Murder and rape normally are unheard of in places like Cheshire, rated by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live in America. They don’t happen to families like the Petits, all of whom were accomplished, highly respected, and active in community affairs. The horrific home invasion offered Connecticut residents an appalling glimpse of […]

Connecticut Man Could Face Death After Jury Convicts Him in Deadly Home Invasion

Steven Hayes was found guilty Tuesday of capital felony murder in the July 2007 deaths of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela. Jurors had begun deliberating Monday afternoon. The same jury must now decide whether Hayes should be executed or be sentenced to life in prison. via Not a big […]