Scott Peterson will likely be re-sentenced to life in jail following his 2005 sentencing to demise by deadly injection for the 2002 homicide of pregnant spouse Laci Peterson.
Throughout a Wednesday, Sept. 22 listening to attended by E! Information, a decide stated the court docket will re-sentence Scott to life in jail with out the potential for parole for the killings of Laci, 27, and the couple’s unborn son, Conner.
E! Information has reached out to Scott’s lawyer for remark and has not heard again. An Oct. 10 listening to has been set for the re-sentencing.
Prosecutors beforehand advised the court docket they won’t search the demise penalty if Scott, 48, receives a brand new trial.
Again in 2020, the Supreme Court docket upheld Scott’s 2004 conviction however reversed his demise sentence over alleged issues with jury choice. Scott had been on demise row since 2005 with out the potential for parole however has maintained his innocence and hopes to obtain a brand new trial.
Laci was eight months pregnant when she disappeared from the couple’s Modesto, Calif. house in December 2002, and her physique was discovered washed ashore of the San Francisco Bay in April 2003. In line with Scott, he had launched into a solo fishing journey, and Laci was killed whereas strolling their canine.