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Pastor Confirms Stacy Told Him: 'He Did It!'

Drew Peterson's missing wife told cleric he admitted killing ex
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2007 8:43 AM CST
Pastor Confirms Stacy Told Him: 'He Did It!'
A undated photo provided by the Illinois State Police shows Stacy Ann Peterson, 23, of Bolingbrook, Ill. Peterson is the wife of a Bolingbrook police sergeant who was last heard from on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007. Eighteen times in two years, police were called to fellow officer Drew Peterson's home because...   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Rev. Neil Schori, Stacy Peterson's pastor, confirmed in a TV interview last night that the missing 23-year-old told him her husband, former cop Drew Peterson, had admitted to killing his ex-wife. “He did it,” Stacy blurted over coffee, referring to the 2004 death of Peterson’s third wife, which was ruled an accidental drowning, the Chicago Tribune reports

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“I was really blown away,” Schori said, speculating that Stacy stayed with her husband because she was afraid to leave. “I’d love to get to cross-examine this guy,” Peterson’s lawyer responded. “There are a lot of problems with his story.” Meanwhile dozens of agencies, including the FBI and Coast Guard, combed Chicago’s Sanitary and Ship Canal yesterday, searching for Stacy’s body. (Read more Drew Peterson stories.)

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