CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson is going back to court, to try and get his murder conviction tossed out.
In 2012, Peterson was convicted of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio, and was sentenced to 38 years in prison.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
Peterson was also suspected, though never charged, in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. Her body was never found, but she is presumed dead.READ MORE: Cook County Chief Judge Tim Evans Doubles Down On Pretrial Release Policies With Regard To Young Offenders
Now, Drew Peterson is arguing the prosecutors in his murder trial acted inappropriately, and claims his own lead attorney was ineffective. They all deny that.MORE NEWS: New Information On Northshore Clinical Labs Now At The Center Of A Federal Investigation
A will county judge will hear Peterson’s new motion on Jan. 21.