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Drew Peterson defense argues wiretaps should be tossed

Drew Peterson defense argues wiretaps should be tossed

Several irregularities surrounding wiretaps in Drew Peterson's murder-for-hire case — including a key eavesdropping consent form listing the wrong defendant's name — could put the recordings in jeopardy, according to newly filed court documents from Peterson's attorney. In a motion filed this week, Peterson's attorney alleged that prosecutors made mistakes in how they got the recordings and questioned why a Will County judge met with a jailhouse informant nearly three weeks before authorities asked him for permission to record conversations between the informant and Peterson. The filing also claims that the investigation was tainted by a conflict of interest...

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