St louis (ap) — jury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of drew peterson, the former suburban chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife’s death. Charges drew peterson is charged with the first degree homicide of kathleen savio the consequence of a conviction would be life in prison without the possibility of parole. The murder trial of former bolingbrook police sergeant drew peterson has been further postponed following an illinois supreme court decision wednesday th. Drew peterson, the illinois ex-cop convicted of murdering his third wife after his fourth wife went missing, plotted to kill a prosecutor because peterson was motivated by anger, hatred, revenge, the prosecution claimed as his murder-for-hire trial launched monday.
Four years ago, the words of drew peterson’s missing wife sent him to prison now, the cocky ex-cop’s own big mouth will keep him there. Joliet, il - july 31: joel brodsky, attorney for drew peterson, leaves the will county courthouse during a recess in peterson's murder trial july 31, 2012 in joliet, illinois. Testimony began monday in the trial of drew peterson, who is accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the will county state's attorney james glasgow peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the murder of his third wife kathleen savio in 2013.
Drew peterson - find news stories, facts, pictures and video about drew peterson - page 1 | newser. Drew peterson is currently standing trial for the murder of his third wife, kathleen savio a new witness for the defense has alleged that peterson offered him $25,000 to kill savio in 2004, though prosecutors are certain that peterson killed her himself.
Peterson's attorneys claim the recordings are suspect because of the involvement of a will county judge and members of glasgow's office in obtaining permission from the informant to record the conversations, and the defense attorneys unsuccessfully sought to bar them from being played at trial. Drew peterson will soon go on trial on charges he tried to kill from behind bars the prosecutor who put him there drew peterson will soon go on trial on charges he tried to kill from behind bars the prosecutor who put him there. For more than a month, jurors in the drew peterson murder trial have witnessed shocking testimony and evidence they began deliberations wednesday here are some of the critical moments the jurors will likely consider as they deliberatebackground.
Drew peterson's murder trial finally started today - with two very conflicting stories prosecutors gave jurors an account that could have come from a 1940s pulp novel, in which a man does whatever he must — including murder — to keep his ex-wife's hands off his money on the other side. After three years in prison awaiting trial, the jury in the drew peterson case begins monday the bolingbrook, illinois ex-police sergeant is charged with murdering his third wife, kathleen savio, in 2004.
Drew peterson, former suburban police sergeant and convicted killer, is expected in court tuesday. Drew peterson — the crass jurors at peterson's trial withdrew joking on talk shows and even suggested a win a date with drew contest, a. The murder trial of former bolingbrook police sergeant drew peterson came to a close thursday with the delivery of a guilty verdict from the jury after nearly 14 hours of deliberations, jurors announced thursday afternoon that they had found peterson guilty in the death of kathleen savio, his third wife. Convicted killer drew peterson was born on january 5, 1954 after high school, he married and went into the us army peterson went through several more marriages after joining the bolingbrook police department in illinois in 1977.
After a renowned pathologist testified that the 2004 death of drew peterson's third wife kathleen savio was a homicide on friday, peterson's defense attorneys tore into the doctor--who then said that a fox news producer helped him perform the autopsy. Will county state’s attorney james glasgow leaves a courthouse in joliet, ill, in february 2013 after a hearing in drew peterson’s request for a new trial. Chester, il — after calling only three witnesses — all inmates from state prisons — drew peterson's attorney rested his case friday morning peterson chose not to testify closing arguments were scheduled for tuesday morning with the jury to begin deliberations in the afternoon on friday. World justice news - the best site to watch the drew peterson trial live updates completely free.Download