07/22/2010 10:31 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Another Kind Of Paper Trail: Books Might Hold Key To Connecticut Killings

The defense lawyers' suggestion that prison library books could have shaped the crime, or that knowing Mr. Hayes read them could turn jurors against him, has created a strange kind of guessing game about the literary interests of Mr. Hayes, 46, a career thief and drug abuser whose education topped out at a high school equivalency degree.

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