Drew Peterson Appeal Denied; Will Stay in Jail - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Drew Peterson Appeal Denied; Will Stay in Jail

Posted:

Murder suspect Drew Peterson will remain in jail, and he may be there a long time after an Illinois appeals court denied a request that he go free while he awaits trial.

Peterson is charged with the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

His trial is on hold pending an appeal about hearsay evidence, which could take months to sort out.

One of Peterson's attorneys is promising to take the fight to the Illinois Supreme Court and beyond.

Peterson has been in jail since his arrest in May 2009.
 

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices