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Home invasion killer sentenced to death

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A U.S. man was sentenced Friday to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a night of terror in their suburban home, a crime that halted momentum to abolish the death penalty in the state of Connecticut.

Joshua Komisarjevsky, 31, blamed his accomplice for much of the crime but spoke of the devastating consequences of his decisions. He said he has family and supporters who don't want him to die and said being sentenced to death was a "surreal experience."

AP Photo/William Petit, File

This June 2007 file photo provided by Dr. William Petit Jr., shows...

 

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