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Kathleen Savio

Kathleen Savio
The third wife of Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson, Savio, 40, was discovered by neighbors in her home in an empty bathtub with a 1-inch gash on the back of her scalp in 2004. Savio and Peterson were divorced, but the details of the divorce settlement were weeks away from being finalized when she died. Her death originally was ruled an accidental drowning, but authorities later said it was a homicide staged to look like an accident. Peterson is now in jail on murder charges in the death, and has pleaded not guilty.
The third wife of Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson, Savio, 40, was discovered by neighbors in her home in an empty bathtub with a 1-inch gash on the back of her scalp in 2004. Savio and Peterson were divorced, but the details of the divorce settlement were weeks away from being finalized when she died. Her death originally was ruled an accidental drowning, but authorities later said it was a homicide staged to look like an accident. Peterson is now in jail on murder charges in the death, and has pleaded not guilty. « Show less

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  • 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...
  • Joel Brodsky withdraws from Drew Peterson's defense

    Joel Brodsky withdraws from Drew Peterson's defense
    Attorney Joel Brodsky announced Tuesday that he is withdrawing as Drew Peterson's defense attorney. In the weeks after he was convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, it was clear that Peterson was wavering and had serious doubts about Joel...
  • Peterson's attorney discusses trial

    Peterson's attorney discusses trial
    Drew Peterson's defense attorney is sharing his assessment of how his client's murder trial is going.    "I think earlier on I said they hadn't laid a glove on us. I think as we're here today (Tuesday) maybe they've gotten a few jabs through, but they...
  • Photos at Vaughn murder trial show family normalcy and horror

    Photos at Vaughn murder trial show family normalcy and horror
    The family SUV appeared to be packed for a road trip and a fun summer day at a water park. There were beach towels and a cooler in the back, paperback books tucked into seat pockets. A young girl’s shoes had been removed and sat empty on the...
  • Drew Peterson trial updates: Testimony done for the day

    Drew Peterson trial updates: Testimony done for the day
    Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. -------------------- 5:05 p.m. Testimony done for the day The judge has sent the jury home for the day. Testimony is scheduled to resume Tuesday. -------...
  • Prosecution rests, defense opens in Peterson trial

    Prosecution rests, defense opens in Peterson trial
    The prosecution rested its case Monday against Drew Peterson in the murder trial of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Over the last few weeks, Drew Peterson's prosecutors described the death of Peterson's third wife as a murder; on Monday, defense...
  • Pathologists testify for Peterson defense: Savio's death an accident

    Pathologists testify for Peterson defense: Savio's death an accident
    On Tuesday, two pathologists testified for the defense in the Drew Peterson murder trial say Kathleen Savio died from an accidental fall in the bathtub. Savio was found dead in her home in a dry bathtub in 2004. First up was Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen. He said...
  • Drew Peterson trial updates: Defense rests; Peterson won't testify

    Drew Peterson trial updates: Defense rests; Peterson won't testify
    Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. -------------------- 5 p.m. 'I will not testify,' Peterson says Drew Peterson told Judge Edward Burmila he will not take the witness stand. Burmila,...
  • Defense rests in Peterson trial

    Defense rests in Peterson trial
    The defense in the Drew Peterson trial rested Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day Peterson's son, Thomas, testify on Wednesday in his father's murder trial.    Thomas' mother was Kathleen Savio, the woman Peterson is accused of killing in March...
  • Drew Peterson trial updates: Prosecution rests, closing arguments Tuesday

    Drew Peterson trial updates: Prosecution rests, closing arguments Tuesday
    Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. -------------------- 2:40 p.m. Prosecution rests; closings onTuesday Prosecutors have rested their case and Judge Edward Burmila said closing arguments...
  • Test Headline

    Test Headline
    Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.