CHICAGO—Two years ago this month, Drew Peterson was arrested for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He is also a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.
Soon after his arrest, a judge prohibited him from talking to the media. So, WGN wrote him a letter, and he responded.
You can read his complete letter here as well as WGN's letter to him by click on the links to the left.
Below is the timeline of events for Drew Peterson: Letter from Jail.
March 1, 2004: Drew Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio, was found dead in a bathtub. The death was originally ruled an accidental drowning.
Oct. 28, 2007: Drew Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, disappeared.
Nov. 9, 2007: Drew Peterson was named a suspect in Stacy Peterson’s disappearance. State police reopened the investigation into Kathleen Savio’s death. A judge ordered the exhumation of her body.
Nov. 13, 2007: Kathleen Savio’s body was exhumed.
Feb. 21, 2008: Kathleen Savio's death was officially ruled a homicide.
May 7, 2009: Drew Peterson was arrested after being indicted on first-degree murder charges in the death of Kathleen Savio.
October 2, 2009: A judge ruled against Drew Peterson's attorneys in their attempt to get the state's so-called "hearsay" law declared unconstitutional.
June 4, & June 5, 2010: The search resumed for Stacy Peterson outside of Peoria, Ill.
July 8, 2010: A judge denied the motion to release Drew Peterson. Peterson remains in jail on a $20 million bond as the prosecution appeals the judge’s ruling on hearsay evidence.
Feb. 16, 2011: The Illinois Appellate Court heard oral arguments on evidence in the Peterson murder case. It marked the first time an appellate court hearing was broadcast live on TV.
Feb. 19, 2011: Oak Brook officials dismissed police Officer Stephen Peterson for obstructing an investigation into the disappearance of Stacy Peterson.