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Drew Peterson

Drew Walter Peterson (born January 5, 1954) is a retired Bolingbrook, Illinois, police sergeant who first received national publicity in the United States in 2007, when his fourth wife Stacy disappeared. Stacy Peterson was never found, and Drew Peterson has not been charged in her case. In 2009, Drew Peterson was indicted for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio (who died in 2004), and he was convicted in 2012. He is currently being held at the Will County Adult Detention Center in Joliet, Illinois. In 1972, Peterson graduated from Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois, where he ran cross country. He joined the US Army after graduation and briefly attended the College of DuPage in 1974 before moving to Falls Church, Virginia to train as a military police officer. Peterson had a 30-year career as a police officer. He began working with the Bolingbrook Police Department in Illinois in 1977. In 1978, he was assigned to the Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad, and in 1979, he received a "Police Officer of the Year" award from the department. Peterson and Carol (Hamilton) Brown met in high school in Villa Park, Illinois, and together attended his senior prom. They

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Drew Peterson -- Ex-Cop Guilty of Murdering Wife

Drew Peterson
Guilty Of Murdering Wife

Ex-cop Drew Peterson has just been convicted of murdering his 3rd wife -- three years after he was initially charged with the crime.Peterson's 3rd wife -- a woman named Kathleen Savio -- was found… READ MORE >

Drew Peterson's Wife -- The Search Scene

Drew Peterson's Wife -- The Search Scene

TMZ has obtained photos of the scene where authorities are searching for the remains of Drew Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. Cops have taped off a section on private hunting ground in… READ MORE >

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Cops May Have Found Body of Drew Peterson's Wife

Cops May Have Found Body of Drew Peterson's Wife

There may be a huge break in the disappearance of Drew Peterson's fourth wife. TMZ has learned authorities believe they may know exactly where the body is buried, and then plan to dig for it… READ MORE >

- 1545 days ago
Drew Peterson Cracks Killer Jokes from Jail

Drew Peterson
Cracks Killer Jokes from Jail

How's this for disturbing: Accused wife murderer Drew Peterson called into Mancow's radio show this morning to -- get this -- try out a few of his new prison jokes. Drew tried out his… READ MORE >

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