NEW HAVEN, Conn.—The mother of a Connecticut man facing a possible death sentence for killing a mother and her two daughters in a vicious home invasion is due back on the stand.
Jude Komisarjevsky testified Thursday that her son Joshua admitted he molested his sister when he was nearly 12.
Komisarjevsky's defense attorneys say the devoutly religious family opposed traditional psychological counseling and medication that could have helped Komisarjevsky The defense says Komisarjevsky himself was molested when he was a young child by a foster teen that they took into the home.
Komisarjevsky was convicted on Oct. 13 of killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, who died of smoke inhalation after the house was doused in gas and set on fire. He faces life in prison or the death penalty.