2nd man gets death penalty in fatal Cheshire home invasion

CHESHIRE - Convicted killer Joshua Komisarjevsky was formally sentenced to death this morning for his role in the Cheshire home invasion.

Komisarjevsky was convicted in October of murdering Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters in 2007.

His accomplice, Steven Hayes, is currently on death row.

Komisarjevsky blames much of the killings on Hayes and said he has family and supporters who do not want him to die.

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