September 6, 2012
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FILE - This Nov. 8, 2007 file photo taken from video shows the grave site of Kathleen Savio at the Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Hillside, Ill. Savio was the third wife of former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson who was convicted of her murder Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill.

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FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson yells to reporters as he arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his former wife Kathleen Savio. A jury on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, found Peterson guilty of murdering his third wife.

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Marcia Savio, step-mother of Kathleen Savio cries outside the Will County Courthouse after word that former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson was found guilty of murdering his third wife Kathleen Savio Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Joliet, Ill. Marcia Savio is accompanied by Kathleen Savio’s half-brother Nicholas Savio. Jurors convicted Peterson of murdering his third wife Thursday, capping a sensational, five-year legal saga that began after the swaggering former Illinois police officer’s fourth wife vanished. Peterson, 58, faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced. Illinois has no death penalty.

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Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow, second from right, leads his prosecution team outside the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a jury convicted former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson of murdering his wife, Kathleen Savio. Jurors convicted Peterson of murdering his third wife Thursday, capping a sensational, five-year legal saga that began after the swaggering former Illinois police officer’s fourth wife vanished. Peterson, 58, faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced. Illinois has no death penalty.

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Joel Brodsky, defense attorney for former Bolingbrook, Ill. police officer Drew Peterson, speaks outside the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a jury convicted Peterson of murdering his wife Kathleen Savio. Jurors convicted Drew Peterson of murdering his third wife Thursday, capping a sensational, five-year legal saga that began after the swaggering former Illinois police officer’s fourth wife vanished. Peterson, 58, faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced. Illinois has no death penalty.

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In this courtroom sketch, defense lawyers, Joel Brodsky, left, Steven Greenberg, and defendant Drew Peterson, right, stand before Presiding Judge Edward Burmila as he reads the verdict in Peterson’s murder trial. after a jury convicted the former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. Peterson, the swaggering former suburban Chicago police officer who generated a media storm after his much-younger fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, vanished in 2007, was convicted in a case based mainly on secondhand hearsay statements from the two women.

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Sharon Bychowski, Stacy Peterson’s friend and next-door neighbor, talks to reporters in front of her home on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012., in Bolingbrook, Ill. Retired Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson has been found guilty of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. State’s Atty. James Glasgow says he has not ruled out charging Peterson with the death of Peterson’s fourth wife, Stacy, who has been missing since 2007.

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Pam Bosco, a family spokesperson for Stacy Peterson, speaks outside the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a jury convicted former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer who generated a media storm after his much-younger fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, vanished in 2007, was convicted in a case based mainly on secondhand hearsay statements from the two women.

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A child peers through the window on a door of Drew Peterson’s house on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012., in Bolingbrook, Ill. Retired Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson has been found guilty of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. State’s Atty. James Glasgow says he has not ruled out charging Peterson with the death of Peterson’s fourth wife, Stacy, who has been missing since 2007.

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This photo shows Drew Peterson’s house on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012., in Bolingbrook, Ill. Retired Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson has been found guilty of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. State’s Atty. James Glasgow says he has not ruled out charging Peterson with the death of Peterson’s fourth wife, Stacy, who has been missing since 2007.

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Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow speaks outside the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a jury convicted former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson of murdering his wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. He faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced on Nov. 26. Illinois has no death penalty.