After five weeks of testimony and two days of deliberations, former Chicago cop Drew Peterson has been charged with murdering his ex-wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found dead in a bathtub. The judgment was based mainly on evidence from witnesses who had spoken to Peterson’s fourth wife Stacy, who went missing in 2007. Her pastor remembered being told that Stacy saw her husband returning to their home holding woman’s clothing on the night Savio died. There was a slight glitch in the trial when jurors sent the judge a note asking what “unanimous” meant after 13 hours of deliberation. The prosecution did not want the judge to respond, but she did. Peterson will be sentenced November 26, and faces a minimum 20-year prison term.
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