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Cheshire(CT) Killer Seeks Execution(Petit case)
CTNow.com ^

Posted on 10/11/2012 5:38:20 PM PDT by matt04

Steven Hayes, the notorious killer who sits on death row for the 2007 slayings of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters, wants to waive his appeals and proceed to his execution, a path that serial killer Michael Ross took before being put to death in 2005.

In a letter to the Courant, Hayes, 49, said he is the subject of "cruel and unusual punishment" by prison staff at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers, treatment he claims has "been escalating" since March 2012.

"I was willing to live with the intense grief from my past actions, and I still am willing," Hayes wrote in the letter, dated Sept. 29, 2012. "However, I cannot live with the intense tourcher (sic), torment, harassment, and the resulting psychological trauma dished out by the Dept. of Corr. staff here at Northern. I was sentenced to death, not sentenced to tourcher (sic) and punitive treatment until death."

Hayes said he would be making "a formal announcement" about his decision to go to "the death chamber" during "the 2nd week of October," but he did not say how he would announce it.

(Excerpt) Read more at ctnow.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: capitalpunishment; deathpenalty; hayes; petit; somers
Dis the staff at Northern CI strap him to a bed, rape and torture him than light the cell on fire? Didn't think so.

Malloy repealed the death penalty in April for all future cases. With that in mind I'm sure this scumbag will not be executed.

1 posted on 10/11/2012 5:38:28 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

Iphone?


2 posted on 10/11/2012 5:42:16 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: matt04

Words fail me. The people of Connecticut, like most Americans, and in fact most Canadians and most Europeans, favor the death penalty for the most heinous criminals. The elites, the faculty, the editorial writers, on the other hand want to indulge their habit of moral posturing and preening and the people be damned.


3 posted on 10/11/2012 5:45:53 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ( Message to President Obama: Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin)
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To: matt04

He wants to die well what are they waiting for
make his day!


4 posted on 10/11/2012 5:46:35 PM PDT by funfan
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Awwww, poor baby. “Cruel and unusual punishment?” I guess what he did to the Petit family wasn’t cruel or unusual.

If he wants to die, I’ll gladly provide the rope. But I’m sure he’s not going anywhere. He’s just going to continue to torture Dr. Petit and the rest of the family and the taxpayers will continue to pay for his maintenance indefinitely.

There is no punishment appropriate enough for what he did.


5 posted on 10/11/2012 5:49:58 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: matt04

“Can’t stand the torture anymore,” said the man who tortured his victims to death.


6 posted on 10/11/2012 6:02:02 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: matt04

CT being a full gospel moonbat state don’t they have assisted suicide? If so maybe he could explore that angle.


7 posted on 10/11/2012 6:03:02 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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If this goof wanted to die he would have killed himself by now. He's a wimp, a cry baby and a drama queen, throwing a hissy fit because prison personnel don't respect him as a “tough guy.” Let him rot in prison. When he dies bury him in a landfill with the rest of the garbage.
8 posted on 10/11/2012 6:12:49 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

BTT in light of the Newtown spree killing and the attempts to exploit it to further the gun-control agenda.

From the Wiki entry on the Petit family home-invasion (cited from the Newtown thread):

“During this time, Hayes and Komisarjevsky escalated the aggravated nature of their crimes. Komisarjevsky sexually assaulted the 11-year-old daughter, Michaela. Komisarjevsky, who had photographed the sexual assault of the youth on his cell phone, then provoked Hayes to rape Hawke-Petit. While Hayes was raping Hawke-Petit on the floor of her living room, Komisarjevsky entered the room announcing that William Petit had escaped. Hayes then strangled Hawke-Petit, doused her lifeless body and parts of the house including the daughters’ rooms with gasoline. The daughters, while tied to their beds, had both been doused with gasoline; each had her head covered with a pillowcase. A fire was then ignited, and Hayes and Komisarjevsky fled the scene. 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela both died from smoke inhalation.”

The father (William) escaped, but wasn’t able to summon help in time. If he’d had a gun hidden in the house and knew how to, and was prepared to, use it, things would have turned out VERY differently.


9 posted on 12/16/2012 7:58:32 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: matt04

BTTT!!!!


10 posted on 12/16/2012 8:03:40 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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