By Joseph Hosey
In October 2007, twenty-three-year-old Stacy Peterson vanished from the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, forsaking her husband and kids. Retired Police Sergeant Drew Peterson, thirty years Stacy's senior, steadfastly asserted his innocence and maintained that his spouse had easily fled their tumultuous marriage and run off with one other guy.
Throngs of reporters and digital camera crews besieged Peterson's quiet suburban cul-de-sac, however the ex-cop looked as if it would enjoy this newfound limelight. As exhaustive searches for Stacy's physique grew to become up not anything and suggestive clues led nowhere, questions have been raised: approximately their strange marriage, approximately Stacy's prior vocal issues for her security, and approximately Drew Peterson's extraordinary public habit within the wake of Stacy's disappearance.
Then, in February 2008, got here a startling improvement. After a moment post-mortem, the weird demise of Peterson's 3rd spouse, Kathleen Savio, used to be governed a murder. 3 and a part years previous, Savio have been discovered useless within the bath in their domestic, yet in mild of Stacy's curious disappearance, Kathleen's physique used to be exhumed and the case used to be reopened. of Drew Peterson's 4 other halves, it seemed, had met premature fates tragic and unforeseen yet rarely coincidental.
Drawing upon particular interviews with Stacy's family and friends or even Drew himself, Chicago-area reporter Joseph Hosey provides the main researched account of the Stacy Peterson case but. nonetheless, because the fees opposed to Drew Peterson mount, one haunting query continues to be: the place in the world is Stacy?
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Libby blushed. ’ Ben shook his head at her. ‘Too much skiving off down the pub,’ he said. ’ 55 Chapter Seven Rehearsals were quiet affairs on Wednesday and Thursday. Nobody saw Uncle Lenny, or any of the family except for Peter, who was uncharacteristically subdued and disinclined to chatter. Paula didn’t appear, and Libby was surprised to receive a call on her mobile half-way through Thursday from James, apologising on her behalf and muttering something about stress and nervousness. ’ Libby asked him.
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And Ben has designed the theatre. The only thing I could do would be to withdraw, and I’m sure they would be able to carry on without me at this late stage. ’ ‘What? ’ Millie was momentarily diverted. ’ Libby regarded her, fascinated. ‘I don’t believe this,’ she said finally. ’ The colour returned to Millie’s face. ‘I – I – I just don’t think it’s in very good taste,’ she said. ‘There’s nothing offensive in it, you know,’ said Libby. ‘No bad language or explicit sex. ’ The colour was deepening alarmingly in Millie’s face.