Kathleen Savio’s Family want resolution in wrongful dead lawsuit without trial
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The family of Drew Peterson’s third wife has asked a Will County judge to rule in their favor in a wrongful death lawsuit they’ve filed again the imprisoned former police officer.
The Herald-News reports (http://bit.ly/16Sb0mS) that an attorney representing Kathleen Savio’s family made the request on Thursday. The attorney said the judge should rule in the Savios’ favor without a trial. Judge Michael Powers said he would make a decision within 30 days.
The 59-year-old Peterson was convicted in 2012 of killing Savio as they were finalizing a divorce in 2004. Peterson was sentenced in February to 38 years in prison.
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