committed - a matter of contention), and without any confession. It is
instead premised solely upon hearsay statements, not initially recounteduntil years after Ms. Savio-Peterson's death, and exhumation autopsies,
which reached different conclusions than the original.
Defendant Drew Peterson is 56 years old and is a life long resident of Illinois.
He has no history of any criminal convictions. He has lived in Bolingbrook,
Will County, Illinois since 1977, and before that lived in Lombard, Illinois.
A military veteran, having served in the United States Army from 1974 to
1976, Drew was based in Washington D.C., and served in the Military Police
unit out of Arlington, VA. Part of his duties was to provide security for
dignitaries, including the President of the United States. On occasion, Mr.
Peterson provided security for President Gerald Ford. Mr. Peterson was
granted an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army in 1976.
Since 1977, Drew has lived in Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois. His currentresidence is 6 Pheasant Chase Circle, Bolingbrook, Illinois.
Drew has extensive family contacts in the Will County, and Northern, Illinoisarea, and has no family outside of Northern, Illinois.
Drew's six (6) children, (1) grandchild, and four (4) nieces and nephews, all
live in Northern, Illinois. There are Lacy, age 5, Anthony, age 6, Kristopher,age 16, and Thomas, age 18 who live at his Bolingbrook address. Then there
is his son Stephen Peterson, age 30, who lives in Oak Brook, Illinois, with his
wife and child (who is Defendant Peterson's grandchild). Drew's oldest son,
Eric, is 31. Drew's mother, Betty, is 86 years old and lives in Westmont,