05:29 PM EDT 08/23/2014
Originally posted 12/13/2004 03:45PM
Scott Peterson should be put to death for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son, jurors said Monday in a Redwood City, Calif., courtroom.
Originally posted 12/09/2004 04:00PM
Prosecutors called Scott Peterson "the worst kind of monster" in the closing arguments delivered during the final day of the penalty phase of the double-murder trial Thursday, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 12/08/2004 04:00PM
As the final witness in the double-murder trial's penalty phase, a frail-looking Jackie Peterson took the stand in the packed Redwood City, Calif., courtroom Wednesday morning and pleaded for her son's life.
Originally posted 12/07/2004 05:00PM
More friends of Scott Peterson took the stand Tuesday, calling him generous and caring and asking the jury to spare him from the death penalty.
Originally posted 12/01/2004 03:00PM
Scott Peterson's father took the stand Wednesday to try to convince a jury to spare his son's life in the second day of the penalty phase in the murder case.
Originally posted 12/01/2004 08:10AM
It was an emotional day in court Tuesday as the penalty phase began and Scott Peterson simply watched as his former mother-in-law screamed at him from the witness stand for killing his pregnant wife, Laci.
Originally posted 11/22/2004 03:00PM
The judge in the Scott Peterson case denied the defense's request for a new jury and change of venue, and he also delayed the beginning of the penalty phase until Nov. 30.
Originally posted 11/18/2004 12:10PM
One jury already decided the question of Scott Peterson's guilt, but if defense attorney Mark Geragos has his way, a new jury will decide whether Peterson deserves the death penalty.
Originally posted 11/12/2004 03:00PM
After deliberating for only six hours, a jury found Scott Peterson guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife Laci, it was announced in the Redwood City, Calif., courtroom Friday afternoon.
Originally posted 11/10/2004 01:00PM
The jury foreman in the Scott Peterson double-murder trial was removed by the judge Wednesday.
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