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It's -- breaking news here jurors will start hearing opening statements in the Drew Peterson murder trial this morning.
Peterson's a former cop long under suspicion in the disappearance of his fourth wife Stacy.
He's on trial now charged with killing wife number three Kathleen some Leo.
-- 2004 death was initially ruled an accident but her case was later reopened after Stacy vanished under mysterious circumstances.
-- open shot Chicago Joliet Illinois with more from the courthouse -- good morning.
And -- the lawyer for Drew Peterson says at the moment he is against his client testifying in this trial but he says.
Peterson is relaxed and confident as the day of reckoning is upon -- It was a bowling brook Illinois cop who is now notorious murder suspect got the -- -- drama filled with sex lies.
And missing lives.
You're always surprised by the -- -- the arrest yesterday 58 year old Drew Peterson has been behind bars since 2009 awaiting trial.
His third wife died in 2004.
But police never came after Peterson until his fourth wife Stacy disappear real light up this way and we're headed that way and intense search for the 23 year old mother of two.
But it gave authorities reason to exhume the body of that third wife Kathleen -- -- Her death was initially ruled an accident but second autopsy determined.
She was murdered with a little physical evidence prosecutors will exploit Illinois -- new hearsay.
Which basically says if you cause someone to not be available to testified then that person's hearsay statements that may implicate you are admissible against you.
Which means sub -- will in essence testify from the grave.
Because family and friends may be able to tell the jury that's obvious said Peterson threatened to kill her.
Attorney Steven Greenberg says the prosecution can't put Peterson at the scene.
And they lack any hard physical evidence they'll keep us posted thank you Mike Mike Tobin live in -- Illinois.
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