Drew Peterson, 53, a Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer, whose wife Stacy Peterson was reported missing on Oct. 29, has now been named a suspect in what police say may be a potential homicide. (AP/Family of Stacy Peterson)
LOCKPORT, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say former Illinois police
sergeant Drew Peterson is being held on $20 million bond and faces
two counts of murder in his third wife's death.
Illinois State Police Captain Carl Dobrich says the 55-year-old
Bolingbrook man was processed and transferred to the Will County
Adult Detention Facility in Joliet.
Dobrich says officials have tracked more than 1,100 leads in
Savio's death and the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, Drew
Peterson's missing fourth wife.
The body of Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio, was found in
an empty bathtub. Her death originally was ruled an accidental
drowning, but authorities later said it was a homicide staged to
look like an accident.
Stacy Peterson disappeared in October 2007.
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