Peterson releases letter, picture from jail

September 6, 2010 9:29:48 PM PDT
Drew Peterson has released a new letter from jail, along with a picture of his children, to the news media.The former Bolingbrook police sergeant is in jail awaiting trial on murder charges in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He is also a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.

In the letter, sent to ABC7 news partner the Daily Herald, Peterson talks mostly about his children.

"All my children are exceptional kids just wanting a happy childhood after their little worlds were turned upside down almost three years ago. It's not bad enough their father is being held unlawfully after the state appealed a Will County judge's decision to not allow bad evidence at trial, but now my children's well being and security is now in jeopardy again," Peterson wrote.

To read the entire letter, click here.

Peterson also released the above picture of his children. He says he keeps it in his cell.

More information about Peterson's letter from jail can be found in Tuesday's edition of the Daily Herald.


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