He pleaded not guilty to two counts of capital murder and appointed a high-powered defense attorney. Mark Geragos, Famous for such client representation Michael Jackson And Winona Ryder. Geragos publicly called for witnesses who could help prove his client’s innocence. The attorney later revealed the possibility that Lassie was abducted by a demonic community and spoke to a female witness who had important information about the case. Cult or not, “it’s clear he was abducted – that’s the only thing that matters,” Geragos said. Vanity Fair That August. “It’s just a matter of time forensically and we’ll find out who did it.”
The trial won’t begin until 2004, with plenty of time left for the twisted story of Lassie’s death, with revived tabloids and cable news networks – thanks to the days of Wall-Two – wall coverage of readers and viewers knowing exactly what they want. Menendez Brother and Oz SimpsonBesides the trial of his murder, he has also gone missing Jonbenet Ramsay And Moon Levy (Who was also from Modesto) – Going forward for overkill.
Once he was arrested, Scott was immediately cast as a cold-blooded killer – a picture that contradicted what most friends and family thought of him.
She and Lacy “were as excited as we were.” Greg Reed, A friend of the couple who just welcomed his first child with his wife Kristen Reid, ABC News said after Scott’s arrest. “We were both having our first child at the same time or quite close at the same time. We were both basically planning to raise them together since we both lived here in Modesto and in the same neighborhood.”
“I just think, what a waste,” the prosecution witness said Karen Service, A neighbor of Peterson who had an awkward Christmas dinner with Scott and his parents after Lacy went missing, Modesto bees In 2007. “Why would you do that? Why would you kill your wife and your child? If you’re unhappy, I mean, I’m divorced, it wasn’t that hard.”