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Peterson trial postponed

JOLIET, Ill., July 7 (UPI) -- The trial of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson on charges of killing his third wife was postponed Wednesday after prosecutors filed an appeal.

Pastor to give hearsay evidence in trial

JOLIET, Ill., June 25 (UPI) -- An Illinois pastor can testify Stacy Peterson told him her husband coaxed her into giving a false alibi the weekend of his third wife's death, a judge ruled.
Baden: Fox News producer assisted him

Baden: Fox News producer assisted him

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Michael Baden, one of the best-known U.S. medical examiners, acknowledged Friday a Fox News producer assisted him at the autopsy on Drew Peterson's ex-wife.

Expert witness: Savio death accidental

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- An expert witness testified Wednesday he believes the death of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio, was accidental.

Peterson evidence hearing almost over

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A hearing on which hearsay evidence can be admitted in the murder trial of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson is about to end, court observers said.
Professor: Peterson can't get fair trial

Professor: Peterson can't get fair trial

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A Chicago law professor says pre-trial proceedings for Drew Peterson make it impossible for the former Bolingbrook, Ill., policeman to get a fair trial.
Attorney: Stacy Peterson talked extortion

Attorney: Stacy Peterson talked extortion

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Stacy Peterson discussed extorting money from her husband and suspected killer, retired Illinois police officer Drew Peterson, an attorney says.
Lawyer: Peterson wife said 'Drew did it'

Lawyer: Peterson wife said 'Drew did it'

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Accused killer Drew Petersen's third wife Kathleen Savio told her lawyer if she died "you need to let people know that Drew did it," an Illinois court heard.

Peterson's wife called homicide victim

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- An Illinois pathologist testified Friday that former police officer Drew Peterson's third wife was the victim of a homicide.
Evidence not gathered in bathtub drowning

Evidence not gathered in bathtub drowning

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- An Illinois State Police investigator says he failed to gather evidence after finding Drew Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio, dead in her bathtub.

Officer: Peterson used police hold

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago police lieutenant testified photos of Kathleen Savio drowned in a bathtub suggest a hold called an "arm bar" may have been used on her.
Savio's sister alleges Peterson threat

Savio's sister alleges Peterson threat

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Kathleen Savio's sister testified Tuesday in an Illinois court that Drew Peterson once threatened to kill Savio while holding a knife to Savio's throat.
Witness: Savio afraid of Peterson

Witness: Savio afraid of Peterson

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A neighbor of Kathleen Savio testified Monday at a pretrial hearing for Drew Peterson's murder trial in Illinois that Savio was terrified of her ex-husband.
Minister: Drew Peterson told wife to lie

Minister: Drew Peterson told wife to lie

JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A minister said Friday Stacy Peterson had told him her husband Drew urged her to lie when investigators asked her about the death of his third wife.
Investigator says Peterson uncooperative

Investigator says Peterson uncooperative

JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson was not cooperative with police after the disappearance of his fourth wife, an Illinois State Police special agent testified Wednesday.
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Drew Walter Peterson (born January 5, 1954) is a former Bolingbrook, Illinois, police sergeant who is suspected of killing his third and fourth wives. The story has received national media attention in the United States. Peterson has repeatedly denied involvement in both cases. On May 7, 2009, Peterson was indicted by a Will County, Illinois grand jury and charged with the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

In 1972, Drew Peterson graduated from Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois, where he ran cross country. After high school graduation, Peterson joined the US Army. In 1974, he briefly attended the College of DuPage. Peterson later moved to Falls Church, Virginia, where he trained as a military police officer.

Drew Peterson had a 29 year career as a police officer. He began working with the Bolingbrook Police Department in Illinois in 1977. In 1978, he was assigned to Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad, and in 1979, he received a "Police Officer of the Year" award from the department.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kathleen Savio."
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