Nearly two decades after Scott Peterson’s conviction for killing his pregnant wife, his sister-in-law claims that she has uncovered evidence to exonerate him for the slaying.
Janey Peterson said that she believes authorities disregarded leads in the murder of Peterson’s wife, Laci, including a burglary across the street from the couple’s home in Modesto, California, news station CBS13 reported.
“There is no series of circumstances that fits the evidence where he could possibly have done it,” she told the news outlet.
Janey said that over the years, she’s created a “war room” of evidence to prove her brother-in-law’s innocence in the case.
“The justice system has failed here, and a lot of aspects have failed,” she said.
“And it started with the Modesto Police Department. And it started with the fact that they didn’t follow up on evidence that showed Laci was alive the morning of December 24.”
Janey Peterson believes authorities disregarded leads in the murder of