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Disappearance of cop's fourth wife suspicious, relatives say
CNN ^ | 11/06/07

Posted on 11/06/2007 10:52:00 AM PST by Santa Fe_Conservative

BOLINGBROOK, Illinois (CNN) -- Police are using tracking dogs, airplanes, infrared sensors and volunteers on foot Tuesday to look for a young mother who disappeared nine days ago, leaving her 4- and 2-year-old children behind.

Stacy Peterson, 23, has been missing from her suburban Chicago home since October 28.

1 of 2 Friends and relatives of Stacy Peterson, 23, say her disappearance is suspicious.

Her husband of four years, Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson, 53, reportedly has told police his wife said she was leaving him for another man, and police are not treating the disappearance as a criminal investigation.

But the woman's aunt, Candace Aikin, of El Monte, California, said Stacy Peterson confided in her that there were problems during a visit to the Peterson home in suburban Chicago last month.

"She said that she was afraid because he was following her around 24/7, even inside the house," Aikin said. "He was very obsessed and stalking her, even inside her house.

"She was very, very full of stress and just not happy in her marriage at all," Aikin said.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: disappearance; leo; missing; stacy; wifekiller
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Stacy Peterson? Whoa that's too close...prayers for the family.
1 posted on 11/06/2007 10:52:01 AM PST by Santa Fe_Conservative
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative
Stacy Peterson? Whoa that's too close...

What's even more weird is her young daughter's name...

2 posted on 11/06/2007 10:53:07 AM PST by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-071105petersonfamily-photogallery,1,960471.photogallery

(go to number 6)


3 posted on 11/06/2007 10:55:19 AM PST by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

Even closer.............

4 posted on 11/06/2007 10:55:34 AM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: ErnBatavia

what is the child’s name?.......


5 posted on 11/06/2007 10:56:00 AM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: Red Badger

Child’s name is Lacy.....how uncanny is THAT?


6 posted on 11/06/2007 10:57:15 AM PST by rockabyebaby (HEY JORGE, SHUT UP AND BUILD THE BLEEPING FENCE, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.)
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To: rockabyebaby

Whoa!.........


7 posted on 11/06/2007 10:57:47 AM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

When she first went missing and the story was being discussed I though “wow, what a shocking similarity in the names.”.


8 posted on 11/06/2007 10:59:14 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (RIP Eric Medlen. You will be missed.../ Get well Soon John Force!!!)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative; aculeus; AnAmericanMother; Larry Lucido; Billthedrill; All

George Joseph Smith

But local prosecutors are taking another look at the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who drowned in a bathtub after the couple had divorced.

Savio’s sister, Sue Doman, said Savio expressed fear of Drew Peterson.

“She told me all the time, ‘He’s gonna kill me. It’s gonna look like an accident,’ “ Doman said.

9 posted on 11/06/2007 10:59:21 AM PST by dighton
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

She was 19 and he was 49 when they got married eh?


10 posted on 11/06/2007 10:59:21 AM PST by mainerforglobalwarming
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To: Red Badger

click on post 3 link....spooky


11 posted on 11/06/2007 10:59:50 AM PST by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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Any word on how the investigation into his 3rd wife's death is going?

It was ruled an accidental bathtub drowning....but now that this has happened they are looking into it.

12 posted on 11/06/2007 11:00:53 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (RIP Eric Medlen. You will be missed.../ Get well Soon John Force!!!)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

According to the headline, the cop has had four wives disappear. Odd.


13 posted on 11/06/2007 11:02:56 AM PST by subterfuge (HILLARY IS: She who must not be Dismayed)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

WHO dies ‘accidentally’ in a BATHTUB??? ...druggies aside.. awww, come on!... Really...


14 posted on 11/06/2007 11:03:45 AM PST by J40000
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative
A realtive of mine was a young woman when she was married to a much older policeman.

She described her married life as "one long surveillance with me as the subject."

I'll point out that while she may or may not have decided to leave him to be with another man, it is unlikely that she would have left without the children - especially children that age.

15 posted on 11/06/2007 11:07:17 AM PST by wideawake (Why is it that so many self-proclaimed "Constitutionalists" know so little about the Constitution?)
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To: J40000
I saw an episode like that on CSI...

I agree something sounds soooooooooo wrong in the third wife's death and the fouth wife's disappearance.

16 posted on 11/06/2007 11:07:24 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (RIP Eric Medlen. You will be missed.../ Get well Soon John Force!!!)
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To: wideawake

I agree, if she was complaining to friends about his controlling nature and things like that, she would have never left her children behind.


17 posted on 11/06/2007 11:09:02 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (RIP Eric Medlen. You will be missed.../ Get well Soon John Force!!!)
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To: mainerforglobalwarming

Yeah. What’s a 19 year old doing running around with a 49 year old—or at least one that isn’t rich? Strange.


18 posted on 11/06/2007 11:13:33 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: Publius Valerius

If I was that girl’s father I’d have told her no way you are you marrying some 49 year old pervert. Those type of realationships do not end well. I pray for her and for her kids. But, I do expect the worst.


19 posted on 11/06/2007 11:15:52 AM PST by mainerforglobalwarming
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To: J40000

Hum.. I read years ago that if someone’s head is suddenly submerged in a bathtub by pulling upwards on their feet, there is frequently a “startle” response that causes them to breath in.


20 posted on 11/06/2007 11:18:53 AM PST by M. Dodge Thomas (Opinion based on research by an eyewear firm, which surveyed 100 members of a speed dating club.)
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To: Publius Valerius
What’s a 19 year old doing running around with a 49 year old—or at least one that isn’t rich? Strange.

A teenage girl with daddy issues who is easily impressed by a badge and an air of authority.

And I find it amazing how many small-town cops seem to have lots more financial resources that their job description would indicate.

The Trib photo show indicates that he bought her a muscle car as a present.

21 posted on 11/06/2007 11:19:11 AM PST by wideawake (Why is it that so many self-proclaimed "Constitutionalists" know so little about the Constitution?)
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To: Publius Valerius

Come on, my Great Grandmother was 16 when she got married to her husband. He was 42. They had 10 kids together, that was his second marriage (first lady died) and they had 10 together as well. (Of course that was waaaaaaaaaaaaay back then. I remember my Great Grandmothers (both of them, they were both over 100 when they died too).


22 posted on 11/06/2007 11:20:17 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Visit for lastest on DPRK/Russia/China/Etc --Fred Thompson for Prez.)
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To: wideawake; mainerforglobalwarming
A teenage girl with daddy issues

Daddy issues. Yes, that's probably right. I knew one girl that used to run around with much, much older men when she was young--16, 17. She had serious issues, including dad. Too bad. Nice girl.

You're probably right.

23 posted on 11/06/2007 11:22:24 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative; sodpoodle

Mystery Murder Ping List.

I know many on your ANS list are from the old Lacy Peterson and other Murder Mystery Cases.

Ping if you please.


24 posted on 11/06/2007 11:25:05 AM PST by Global2010
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To: Rick.Donaldson
(Of course that was waaaaaaaaaaaaay back then.

Yeah, different back then. Heck, it might have even been arranged.

25 posted on 11/06/2007 11:25:09 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: wideawake

So he’s a 49 year old going through a middle age crisis. Oh God I feel for this women.


26 posted on 11/06/2007 11:25:44 AM PST by mainerforglobalwarming
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

Sure, that’s what they said when my 34th wife disappeared on a rock climbing holiday.........pure speculation!


27 posted on 11/06/2007 11:27:19 AM PST by Doc Savage (The tree of liberty needs to be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants)
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

Here is an earlier thread with some observations and links you might find useful:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1918656/posts


28 posted on 11/06/2007 11:29:37 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - man's surrender. Joy - God's redemption.)
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To: rockabyebaby

Could it be that she named the baby after that Lacy Peterson? She was born after all that, right?

Very spooky indeed.


29 posted on 11/06/2007 11:30:23 AM PST by Tatze (I'm in a state of taglinelessness!)
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To: Global2010; cherry; TankerKC; Thebaddog; Dianna; Kimmers; Scotswife; Malacoda; kcvl; ...

Pinged by request - this is a newer thread on Stacy Peterson topic.


30 posted on 11/06/2007 11:31:02 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - man's surrender. Joy - God's redemption.)
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What's with all these Petersons?

31 posted on 11/06/2007 11:33:05 AM PST by aculeus
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

I’d say neither were too bright to begin with.


32 posted on 11/06/2007 11:34:46 AM PST by Badeye (Ron Paul joined 88 Democrats.....)
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To: dighton
A great tale, but ...

On the afternoon of 18 December 1914 Margaret Lloyd had visited her solicitor in Islington and made a will in favour of her husband. Later that evening 'John Lloyd' told the owner of the house that he was going out to buy some tomatoes for his wife's supper whilst she took a bath.

... tomatoes in the UK in December 1914? Hothouses?

33 posted on 11/06/2007 11:40:02 AM PST by aculeus
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To: aculeus

Nice catch of an interesting detail, to which I can only respond “dunno.”


34 posted on 11/06/2007 11:43:58 AM PST by dighton
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative
"... he was following her around 24/7, even inside the house,"

My Yorkie does this all the time, then he stares at me...very annoying...

35 posted on 11/06/2007 11:44:52 AM PST by Moleman
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To: Red Badger

She looks more like the Runaway Bride in that photo...


36 posted on 11/06/2007 11:46:07 AM PST by FishTale
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To: wideawake

While it’s a small town, it’s only about 35 or 40 minutes from Chicago.


37 posted on 11/06/2007 11:46:55 AM PST by Patriotic1 (Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am)
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To: Publius Valerius
"What’s a 19 year old doing running around with a 49 year old"

Actually he started dating her when she was 17 and he 47. He had to ask his superiors at the police force if it was legal for him to date her.
38 posted on 11/06/2007 11:48:14 AM PST by jaydubya2
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To: jaydubya2

Classy.


39 posted on 11/06/2007 11:49:52 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: rockabyebaby

Where does it say that?


40 posted on 11/06/2007 11:49:59 AM PST by RockinRight (The Council on Illuminated Foreign Masons told me to watch you from my black helicopter.)
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To: Patriotic1
While it’s a small town, it’s only about 35 or 40 minutes from Chicago.

There are trailer parks 30 miles from midtown Manhattan.

And in those trailer park areas, a guy who has a steady government job and owns a ranch home and a new truck is a hot property to the local women.

Even though those same women live a 45 minute bus ride away from the NYC nightlife.

41 posted on 11/06/2007 11:50:17 AM PST by wideawake (Why is it that so many self-proclaimed "Constitutionalists" know so little about the Constitution?)
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current news articles and updates:

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/636600,CST-NWS-boling06.article

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/myfox/pages/Home/Detail?contentId=4842039&version=4&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=1.1.1

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42 posted on 11/06/2007 11:51:16 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - man's surrender. Joy - God's redemption.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Did she marry a cop?


43 posted on 11/06/2007 11:52:55 AM PST by Diplomat
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To: Santa Fe_Conservative

This a local story. The only reason we are hearing about it is because no celebrities have been to jail, gotten arrested, or had their kids taken away this week and the ambulance chasing media is short on material. They got tons of mileage out of Lacy Peterson so why not refry the same pot of beans?

Someone wake me when we get back to important issues.


45 posted on 11/06/2007 11:53:40 AM PST by Pookee
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To: Publius Valerius

Naw, wasn’t arranged. It was Kentucky. They didn’t arrange things, they just needed kids to work the farms. haha.


46 posted on 11/06/2007 11:54:08 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Visit for lastest on DPRK/Russia/China/Etc --Fred Thompson for Prez.)
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To: RockinRight
they may have truly been in love.

In love? What would they possibly have in common? With credit to Nick Griffin, what would they talk about, whether her favorite cereal has marshmallows in it?

47 posted on 11/06/2007 11:55:45 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: Diplomat

Nope, didn’t disappear either. He was a farmer, and apparently was pretty wealthy. :) (I think that fits the previous description someone made, about young girls marrying rich guys).


48 posted on 11/06/2007 11:55:59 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Visit for lastest on DPRK/Russia/China/Etc --Fred Thompson for Prez.)
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To: mainerforglobalwarming
She was 19 and he was 49 when they got married eh?

Voicing disaproval? Uh, I guess you haven't heard. For the last six months or so at FR, we celebrate > 20 year age discrepancies.

49 posted on 11/06/2007 12:03:17 PM PST by Plutarch
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To: RockinRight
Hard to tell. If the guy didn’t have such a weird past I’d say they may have truly been in love. Otherwise...either she’s crazy or he’s hung like a rhino.

My wife is from a small town. Her mom worked some years as a police dispatcher. They were all told to vote Democrat every election. No need to pretend in a small town. Not the point I want to make though.

To my larger point. One of the cops in the small town literally stalked my ex-wife for months trying to get her to go out with him, meet him somewhere and on and on. She was a young girl working at McDonalds at the time. Years latter when my wife told her mom about the cop and what he had done, she (her mom) just couldn't believe it. After all, in her wordds "this officer was the nicest, most honest policeman on their entire force. Just no way he could have done this."

Well believe it, many, if not most, cops are nothing more than stalkers with a badge and cover of authority for their actions.

50 posted on 11/06/2007 12:03:43 PM PST by Diplomat
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