One of two men sent to Connecticut's death row for the slayings of a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is set to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release because the state abolished the death penalty.
Joshua Komisarjevsky is scheduled to be resentenced Tuesday in New Haven Superior Court.
He would be the third of the 11 death row inmates to be resentenced to life since the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled last year that their death sentences violated the state constitution's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes were convicted of murder in the killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela, in Cheshire.
Hayes was resentenced to life in prison last month.
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