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FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Peterson's lawyer argues in an appeal mailed Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, that a judge and a defense attorney made critical errors during the trial that ended with the former Chicago-area policeman convicted of killing Savio, denying him a fair trial. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows imprisoned former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's lawyer argues in an appeal mailed Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, that a judge and a defense attorney made critical errors during the trial that ended with the former Chicago-area policeman convicted of killing Savio, denying him a fair trial. (AP Photo/Illinois Department of Corrections, File)

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On Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, less than 24 hours after screaming out his innocence in court, Drew Peterson was transferred from jail to an Illinois state prison in Joliet to begin serving a 38-year term for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Associated Press)

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On Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, less than 24 hours after screaming out his innocence in court, Drew Peterson was transferred from jail to an Illinois state prison in Joliet to begin serving a 38-year term for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this May 8, 2009, file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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In this courtroom sketch, Drew Peterson, left, watches Will County States Attorney James K. Glasgow during Peterson's sentencing for the 2004 murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio before Judge Edward Burmila at the Will County Courthouse Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Joliet, Ill. Later in the day, Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for the crime. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)

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** FILE ** In this May 8, 2009, file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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**FILE** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, after his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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** FILE ** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police Sgt. Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found in an empty bathtub at home. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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**FILE** Former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., on May 8, 2009, after his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., after his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. Lawyers for Drew Peterson on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, have withdrawn a motion for a mistrial, allowing the former Illinois police officer's murder trial to go ahead. The defense attorneys' move follows several blunders by prosecutors seeking to prove that the 58-year-old Peterson killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. He's also a suspect in the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, but never has been charged in her case. Peterson told the judge Wednesday he does not want a mistrial. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)