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Police to dig for Stacy Peterson's body near Peoria: source
Herald News ^ | June 5, 2010 | Joe Hosey

Posted on 06/05/2010 7:43:53 AM PDT by sodpoodle

Working with new information in the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, authorities are set to dig in search of her body Saturday in an area east of Peoria, sources said.

Illinois State Police confirmed Saturday that they are currently following a lead in rural central Illinois regarding Peterson’s disappearance and have set up a media staging at a location near Peoria, according to an ISP release.

The ISP Investigation team that has been investigating the disappearance and possible homicide of Stacy Peterson is aware of the situation and at the scene, the release said.

(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: crime; drew; drewpeterson; il; illinois; missingperson; missingwife; peoria; peterson; psychopath; serialkiller; stacy; stacypeterson; whereisstacy
Update on missing young mother, Stacy Peterson - 4th wife of Drew Peterson, accused of murdering his 3rd wife Kathleen Savio.
1 posted on 06/05/2010 7:43:53 AM PDT by sodpoodle
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To: sodpoodle

sod....Long time!! Wassup


2 posted on 06/05/2010 8:00:07 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: sodpoodle

WOW....

Our sources say Peterson told the inmate he had an accomplice help him dispose of the body. The inmate then told authorities about his discussion with Peterson, which led them to the alleged accomplice. We’re told the accomplice informed Will County Sheriff’s officials and prosecutors that the body was buried just outside Peoria, Illinois.

Will County Sheriff’s deputies and prosecutors took the alleged accomplice to Peoria Friday, and the accomplice led them to private hunting grounds. The owner allowed authorities to enter his property and the accomplice then led them to the site where Stacy’s body was allegedly buried. The accomplice told authorities the body was stuffed in a metal drum that had been buried underground.

On Friday afternoon, authorities brought police dogs onto the property and we’re told the dogs immediately took them to the place where the witness said the body was buried. Authorities then put prongs in the soil and hit a mass below ground that could be the drum in question.
http://www.websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?t=106085


3 posted on 06/05/2010 8:03:23 AM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Hi saca;)

Have been absorbed in the Joran Van der Sloot debacle:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526320/posts

Then a poster mentioned Stacy Peterson - so here we are;)

Murderers are not really a break from politicians, but at least there is a possibility the killers will eventually pay for their crimes.


4 posted on 06/05/2010 8:04:08 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: hennie pennie

*bookmark*


5 posted on 06/05/2010 8:05:34 AM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: toldyou

I do remember the huge search for a BLUE OIL DRUM and the tale about a long distance truck driver being asked to transport something out of Bolingbrooke. Also that Drew Peterson had a small plane parked at an airport.

Then investigations and searches for Stacy just STOPPED!!!


6 posted on 06/05/2010 8:07:29 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: retrokitten; Chgogal; Velveeta; onyx; penelopesire
~~Ping!

Prayers for resolution for Stacy's family, and justice for the evil perpetrator.


7 posted on 06/05/2010 8:44:00 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, hunker down & go Galt)
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To: sodpoodle

Wouldn’t that be great, Van der Sloot & Drew Peterson, all in the same weekend!


8 posted on 06/05/2010 8:45:24 AM PDT by blondee123 (Illinois ELECT Adam Kinzinger - http://www.electadam.com/ rid US of communism!)
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To: blondee123

Greta & Nancy will be besides themselves if this case also becomes newsworthy - what an amazing week this has been!


9 posted on 06/05/2010 8:52:46 AM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: sodpoodle

Another boondoggle based on an anonymous tip. Result: Fail.

Caveat: If they find Stacy, I’ll eat a raw shrimp and post it on youtube.


10 posted on 06/05/2010 8:53:14 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Regulator; muawiyah

FYI, psychopath *PING*


11 posted on 06/05/2010 8:54:10 AM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

That’s just sushi.

How about a gret big bustard? With feathers! LOL!
http://www.google.com/images?rlz=1T4HPIC_enUS348US349&q=bustard+bird&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=8nMKTNi_CYP-8AaDp8CPBw&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=5&ved=0CDUQsAQwBA


12 posted on 06/05/2010 8:58:20 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: sodpoodle

I just never trusted Peterson’s smug, emotionless attitude about his fourth wife’s disappearance. Would seem to me that if he were smart, he would have played the anxious, gieiving husband to the hilt. But he just had this cocky attitude, almost like you could tell he thought he got away with Stacy’s murder because he believed no one would ever find the body.

I’m hoping the body is found and that Peterson’s smug look will disappear from his face. Would be nice to have him and Vandersloot brought to justice.


13 posted on 06/05/2010 9:40:17 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: hennie pennie

I wonder how many times Nancy will say BOMBSHELL!


14 posted on 06/05/2010 9:51:54 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: sodpoodle

I hope they find her for her families sake. There is most likely nothing that can be done for her now I’m sure she would’ve contacted her family by now if she were still alive but it is important for her family to atleast know where and how she died.


15 posted on 06/05/2010 10:55:40 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: sodpoodle; All
Authorities pursue a lead downstate regarding Stacy Peterson ---- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2528425/posts
16 posted on 06/05/2010 11:05:08 AM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel; hennie pennie; All

Twitter from a news reporter on the ground:

http://twitter.com/joehosey

The state police ordered everyone away from a property they have blocked off down here in Peoria.

Waiting now for a press briefing.


17 posted on 06/05/2010 11:14:32 AM PDT by mfccinsd
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To: mfccinsd

That is a good link.

Looks as if we will have to wait until next week for some results.


18 posted on 06/05/2010 1:53:09 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: sodpoodle

That’s so sad for her family, but the storms in that area of the country look pretty horrific on radar, so it’s to be expected, I guess.


19 posted on 06/05/2010 1:54:23 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: sodpoodle

Locals in the area are saying that the weather has now cleared and that they think that was, in part, to get the perimeter pushed back so not everyone can see what’s going on and who they’re bringing in.

Reports are already out that the family had been told earlier today and that they were “very optimistic” that they’ll be finding Stacy’s remains, and that some of the family is actually there...

So I’m wondering if we’ll hear of a similar situation as we did with Amber Dubois recently. Remains are found but it’s a good 18 or so hours before that is made public?

I just pray that this will at last mean answers for another family that’s been waiting - if so, that’d be quite something...Amber, Natalee, and Stacy’s killers found or arrested and/or bodies found all in a matter of 3 months.


20 posted on 06/05/2010 2:06:18 PM PDT by mfccinsd
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To: mfccinsd
Wouldn't you think that the LEOs have access to a huge canvas tent, to protect both from the weather AND from prying eyes?

LOL -- IF they do have access to such tents, they never seem to use them.

21 posted on 06/05/2010 2:08:26 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: mfccinsd

I remember Stacey’s sister, Cassandra Cales and the anguish she had to endure because of Drew Peterson.

Prayers for all these grieving family members.


22 posted on 06/05/2010 2:09:47 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: hennie pennie

The one photo I saw of them digging did have some sort of little tent - but you could still clearly see what they were doing. LOL. Obviously didn’t quite do what they were hoping!

I think they’re up a creek with trying to keep this under wraps if they do find something, though, because if the weather’s really better, now choppers can be back up again overhead.

I do think the backpedaling off the inital reports, then the presser saying it’ll continue into tomorrow, etc. was more tactic.

The guy who owns the land also said that they had exact coordinates, and also that a prisoner was down there from where DP is, as well...so it seems like at least a large part of the intial report may wind up true...if they actually do find her body.

Guess we know where DP was on his MIA days...


23 posted on 06/05/2010 2:11:49 PM PDT by mfccinsd
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To: mfccinsd; hennie pennie; All

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2528596/posts

new thread


24 posted on 06/05/2010 2:30:38 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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