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Connecticut / Home Invasion Murders / Trial / A Discussion #978993

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The jury's death sentence for Steven Hayes for the home invasion murders of the Petit family in Connecticut noted. [Outside court, attack survivor William PETIT - speaks about his family members.]

(New York: Randi Kaye) Why the jury decided on the death penalty for the murders reviewed; Petit family photos and surveillance videos shown. ["In Session"'s Sunny HOSTIN†- says the evidence was heinous; explains how Hayes could have decided not to be involved in the murders.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Hostin about the case; photos of Hayes shown. [HOSTIN - says Hayes is happy with the verdict and wants to die; comments on the appeals process in Connecticut, on the timetable for the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky and on what Dr. Petit said about "closure."]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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