Why the Cold-Blooded Murder of Laci Peterson Still Captivates

He pleaded not guilty to two counts of premeditated murder and hired a high-ranking defense attorney Mark Geragos, famous for representing clients like Michael Jackson And Winona Ryder. Geragos publicly invited witnesses who could help prove his client’s innocence to come forward. Later the lawyer raised the possibility that Lacey had been kidnapped by a demonic cult and spoke of a witness who supposedly had important information about the case. Cult or not, “she’s obviously kidnapped—that’s the only thing that makes sense,” said Geragos. Vanity Fair In that August. “It is only a matter of time in forensics and we will find out who did it.”

The trial won’t begin until 2004, leaving plenty of time for the twisted story of Lacey’s death to grow more frustrating than ever, with the resurgence of tabloids and cable news networks — finding out exactly what readers and viewers want thanks to War Days. – Covering the fence Menendez brothers and Og SimpsonMurder trial, as well as disappearance JonBenni Ramsay And Chandra Levy (who was also from Modesto) – Moved by exaggeration.

Once captured, Scott was immediately portrayed as the cold-blooded killer – an image that went against what most friends and family believed.

He and Lacey “looked very excited, as we were,” Greg ReedHe is a friend of the couple who just welcomed his first child with his wife Kristen Reed, told ABC News after Scott’s arrest. “We both had our first children at or very close to the same time. We were planning on raising them together mainly because we lived here in Modesto and in the same neighborhood.”

Watch the ‘I just think, what a waste’ proof Karen ServaceSaid a Peterson family neighbor who spent awkward Christmas dinner with Scott and his parents after Lassie’s disappearance, Modesto B in 2007. “Why would you do that? Why would you kill your wife and child? If you were unhappy, I mean, you got divorced, it wasn’t that hard.”

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