The doctor who concluded that Drew Peterson's third wife was murdered was a paid Fox commentator with a pre-existing opinion, and his findings were a "self-fulfilling prophecy," Peterson's lawyer told the Today show. Peterson himself sat largely silent during the interview, permitted by his handler to answer only a few questions, reports the Chicago Tribune.
In spite of what Peterson's lawyer termed a "thorough" original autopsy, Kathleen Savio's body was exhumed last week and a former NYC medical examiner reversed the accidental-death finding. When asked if he was worried missing wife Stacy might never return, Peterson said, "I don't know, I have no idea." He added: "Yes, I am. My kids need a mom."