Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson on Oxygen and Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery, a new true crime documentary TV series on Investigation Discovery, will examine the 2004 murder of Kathleen Savio, Drew Peterson’s third wife, and the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, according to US Weekly.
Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson On Oxygen
Oxygen Media’s Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson takes a look at the infamous tragedy from the point of view of the people close to the case. Expect to hear first-hand accounts from a former police chief, a reporter, Stacy Peterson’s aunt, the couple’s pastor, Stacy’s sister-in-law, a woman who was once engaged to Drew Peterson, and the former Bolingbrook Police officer’s own son.
He Was Charming. She Was Gorgeous.
They once seemed like the perfect couple. Drew Peterson often showered Stacy Peterson with gifts and expensive vacations. However, behind the showy displays of affection, Stacy Peterson was living a nightmare. When she disappeared in 2007, some knew immediately that Drew Peterson had something to do with it, family members tell producers of Snapped Notorious.
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The Kathleen Savio and Stacy Peterson stories made headlines as everyone scrambled to find out more about this once-respected police officer who was now a suspect in his fourth wife’s disappearance.
The true crime story became even more of a sensation after the public found out Drew Peterson’s previous wife, Kathleen Savio, was found dead in a bathtub in her home three years before Stacy Peterson’s disappearance.
People who knew Drew Peterson tell Snapped Notorious they wish they had come forward with what they knew about his dark side, believing this information could have possibly saved someone’s life.
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Investigation Discovery: Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery
Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery on Investigation Discovery picks up where Snapped Notorious ends with a review of the evidence and the court case. Investigation Discovery viewers will follow the flow of the Kathleen Savio crime investigation, which many claim the police botched. They will also look at the second examination of Kathleen Savio’s body, which concluded she was murdered.
Experts weigh in, stating the crime scene wasn’t secured and that Drew Peterson was allowed to walk through the home at will. The death of Kathleen Savio wasn’t handled like a criminal investigation.
Another interesting detail Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery will highlight is the interview with Stacy Peterson, who provided an alibi for Drew when Kathleen died. According to her statements to police, Drew Peterson was home with her all night. That statement helped secure Drew Peterson’s freedom, which would come back to haunt Stacy Peterson in a tragic way just a few years later.
The spectacle of the Drew Peterson murder trial is underway. The defense team spent their opening arguments attacking…
Drew Peterson was ultimately convicted of Kathleen Savio’s murder. He has never been charged with the death of Stacy Peterson, and investigators can’t find her body. Today, Drew Peterson is serving his 38-year sentence away from the general population after an altercation with an inmate.
Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson airs on Oxygen this Friday, August 25, at 9/8 p.m. Central. Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery premieres Sunday, August 27, at 9/8 p.m. Central on Investigation Discovery.
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