Scott Peterson was convicted November 12, 2004, for the deaths of his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child. He may be locked up in San Quentin State Prison and facing the death penalty, but he is not cut off from the outside world.
After seven days of tumultuous deliberations that saw the removal of two jurors and a mutiny against the foreman, a jury convicted Scott Peterson Friday of first-degree murder in the slaying of his pregnant wife.
Laci Peterson's parents upped the amount of their civil suit against her killer by $20 million because they fear he may use Hollywood contacts to get a lucrative movie deal or otherwise turn a large profit on his infamous crime, according to an attorney for the victim's mother.
Jurors in double murder trial of Scott Peterson on Monday will inspect the aluminum boat prosecutors say the defendant used to dump the body of his pregnant wife into San Francisco Bay, Court TV reported Friday night.
With the state crime lab working overtime to identify the bodies of his wife and child, Scott Peterson scheduled a golf game with his brother, according to a tape played for jurors Monday at his capital trial.
On February 26, California Superior Court Judge Roger Beauchesne issued a tentative ruling in a civil suit against Scott Peterson, who is charged with the murders of his wife, Laci, and their unborn child.