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Stacy Peterson

Stacy Peterson
The missing wife of former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson, Stacy Peterson disappeared in October 2007. No one has been charged in the case, which generated huge media attention, with the focus on Mr. Peterson. Stacy was his fourth wife and he is now in jail on murder charges in the 2004 death of his previous wife, Kathleen Savio. Mr. Peterson has pleaded not guilty. He has not been charged in connection with Stacy's disappearance, but has denied any responsibility there, too.
The missing wife of former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson, Stacy Peterson disappeared in October 2007. No one has been charged in the case, which generated huge media attention, with the focus on Mr. Peterson. Stacy was his fourth wife and he is now in jail on murder charges in the 2004 death of his previous wife, Kathleen Savio. Mr. Peterson has pleaded not guilty. He has not been charged in connection with Stacy's disappearance, but has denied any responsibility there, too. « Show less

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  • Drew Peterson, expected to file appeal next month, has a lot to say

    Drew Peterson, expected to file appeal next month, has a lot to say
    Drew Peterson is expected to formally challenge his conviction next month — and his attorneys apparently have plenty to say about it. Peterson's lawyers recently submitted their third request for permission to exceed the 50-page limit imposed on...
  • Peterson lawyers cite attorney, judge mistakes in appeal

    Peterson lawyers cite attorney, judge mistakes in appeal
    Drew Peterson continued the uphill battle to overturn his murder conviction this week, as his lawyers filed an appeal arguing that both his former defense attorney and the trial judge made mistakes that prejudiced the jury against him. In a filing...
  • Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son

    Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son
    Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning. Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...
  • Drew Peterson's attorneys petition again for his release

    Drew Peterson's attorneys petition again for his release
    Drew Peterson's attorneys filed a request for his release from jail with the Illinois Supreme Court today, as prosecutorial appeals in the highly publicized murder case have delayed his trial for more than a year. The defense already has lost similar...
  • Drew Peterson: Letter from jail

    Drew Peterson: Letter from jail
    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....
  • Appeals court upholds limits on Drew Peterson hearsay evidence

    Appeals court upholds limits on Drew Peterson hearsay evidence
    Will County prosecutors were dealt a significant setback in the Drew Peterson case today, as an appellate court refused their request to allow critical hearsay statements at the ex-Bolingbrook police officer’s murder trial. In a divided opinion...
  • Peterson prosecutors argue against 'Drew's Law'

    Peterson prosecutors argue against 'Drew's Law'
    In attempting to get hearsay statements admitted in Drew Peterson’s murder case, Will County prosecutors today found themselves arguing against the very law they helped create. Saddled with a botched police investigation several years ago, State&...
  • Oak Brook votes to fire Drew Peterson's son

    Oak Brook votes to fire Drew Peterson's son
    Oak Brook police and fire commissioners dismissed police officer Stephen Peterson today for obstructing an investigation into the disappearance of the wife of his father, Drew Peterson. Commissioners voted 3-0 to terminate the 31-year-old officer, who...
  • Drew Peterson prosecutors seek to limit email use by lawyers in case

    Drew Peterson prosecutors seek to limit email use by lawyers in case
    Will County prosecutors will be back in court Friday, after filing an emergency motion to curtail all parties in the Drew Peterson case from discussing legal and logistical matters via e-mail.  The motion to “limit electronic communication”...
  • Judge: Pastor may testify on Stacy Peterson's statements

    Judge: Pastor may testify on Stacy Peterson's statements
    The judge in Drew Peterson's pre-trial hearings issued three rulings on "hearsay" evidence. Peterson is charged with murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He's also the prime suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. The...
  • Judge in Peterson trial: Pastor may testify about statements Stacy Peterson made

    Judge in Peterson trial: Pastor may testify about statements Stacy Peterson made
    A key piece of testimony in prosecutors’ case against Drew Peterson – statements his now-missing fourth wife made to a pastor about what she saw Peterson doing around the time his third wife drowned in a bathtub – might be allowed at...