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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...
  • 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...
  • Police end 5-day search for Stacy Peterson

    Police end 5-day search for Stacy Peterson
    State police and FBI agents ended their five-day search for Stacy Peterson at a Shorewood forest preserve without finding her body, officials said. The ongoing search has raised speculation that maybe investigators have found new clues in the case. ...
  • Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife

    Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife
    JOLIET, Ill. -- An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of his ex-wife. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly 14 hours total before delivering its...
  • 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: 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....
  • Victory for prosecutors: Court allows hearsay statements in Peterson case

    Victory for prosecutors: Court allows hearsay statements in Peterson case
    Will County prosecutors have scored a significant victory in their case against Drew Peterson, with an appellate court granting their request to use several hearsay statements at the former Bolingbrook police officer's murder trial.   In a divided...
  • Appellate court rules in prosecutors' favor in Peterson case

    Appellate court rules in prosecutors' favor in Peterson case
    It is a major setback to the Drew Peterson defense team-- an appeals court ruling today that so-called ‘hearsay evidence’ can be used by prosecutors preparing to try the former Bolingbrook cop for the murder of his third wife. What the ruling...