Seidel et al. at the Star: Drew Peterson judge rejects bid for new trial

How many times have we heard names like Peterson’s, only to forget them after they’ve gone away?

We may have heard the last of Drew Peterson for a while, at least until he is sentenced.

From the Southtown Star:

Drew Peterson won’t get a new trial, a Will County judge ruled Thursday, refusing to throw out the former Bolingbrook cop’s September murder conviction because of purported mistakes by his former lawyer.

The decision by Judge Edward Burmila clears the way for the 59-year-old Peterson to be sentenced for the 2004 bathtub drowning death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

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