Attorneys for Drew Peterson, a former Chicago-area police officer accused of murdering his third wife, argued during opening statements Tuesday that their client spent his entire career protecting the public and that murder accusations are groundless.
Eight and a half years after his third wife was found dead in a bathtub, the murder trial of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson is set to begin in earnest with opening statements Tuesday.
Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson, who is accused of killing his third wife and is the leading suspect in the disappearance of his fourth.
The murder trial of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson will be postponed while prosecutors appeal a judge's ruling that keeps some witness statements out of court as hearsay, the state's attorney announced Wednesday.
An Illinois judge Friday will hear defense requests to bar the testimony of a medical examiner who conducted an autopsy on the wife of former police officer Drew Peterson, who is accused of killing her.