Even if it’s Peterson’s wife? Seems to me that the odds of that are pretty low.
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.
Sure, if it’s Peterson’s wife, then Peterson is toast. But I’m just saying that I would be surprised if Peterson told a fellow inmate where he dumped his wife. If the inmate directs them to a body, I would find it just as likely that it’s some unknown body the inmate put there. They should be able to confirm that pretty easy though with DNA.