Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson’s murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim’s statements.
Drew Peterson was back in court Wednesday as prosecutors and defense attorneys hashed out what pieces of evidence should or should not be admitted when his murder trial starts next week.
For the first time in a couple of years, accused murderer Drew Peterson will leave jail on Friday for a court appearance.
Drew Peterson is ending a protracted legal battle over hearsay evidence that prosecutors want to use at the former Bolingbrook police officer’s upcoming murder trial.
Drew Peterson could finally be headed to trial later this year, after an Illinois appellate court handed prosecutors a major victory by allowing them to use eight hearsay statements against him at trial, reversing a lower court ruling tossing out those statements.
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a Will County judge’s decision to prevent prosecutors from using some hearsay evidence against former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson at his upcoming murder trial.