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Drew Peterson Arrested In Connection With Savio Death

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 7, 2009 11:30PM

Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio
Media outlets all over the city are reporting that State Police have taken Drew Peterson into custody. Reports say state police arrested Peterson at his home around 5:30 p.m. this afternoon. CBS 2 reports that it's in connection with the death of Wife #3 Kathleen Savio.

6:25 p.m. - The Tribune is reporting that Will County State's Atty. James Glasgow and Illinois State Police Capt. Carl Dobrich will hold a news conference at 8:30 p.m. As for Peterson's outspoken lawyer, Joel Brodsky, when reached by phone, he said, "You know more than I do. I'm on a plane it's taking off in 5 minutes to go to NYC. I guess they'll have a bond hearing Monday."

6:30 p.m. - The Herald News reports state police Lt. Carl Anderson as saying, “The charge right now is the murder of Kathleen Savio." Classy to the end, Peterson said to reporters upon his arrest, “I guess I should have returned those library books."