Deliberations continue in Cheshire home invasion trial

Jury deliberations continue today in the second Cheshire home invasion trial.Joshua Kominsarjevsky is facing 17 charges, including murder, kidnapping, arson and sexual assault.Prosecutors say he

CHESHIRE - Jury deliberations continue today in the second Cheshire home invasion trial.

Joshua Kominsarjevsky is facing 17 charges, including murder, kidnapping, arson and sexual assault.

Prosecutors say he was the mastermind behind the murders of Jennifer Hawke Petit and her two daughters back in 2007.

Defense lawyers say his co-defendant Stephen Hayes is to blame.

Hayes was convicted last year and is currently on death row.

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