Former police sergeant who was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the premeditated murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. In 2015, he was charged with solicitation of murder for attempting to have attorney James Glasgow killed.
He ran cross country at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois. He later joined the U.S. Army and trained to become a military police officer in Falls Church, Virginia.
Suspicion of his involvement in the killing of Kathleen Savio was raised after the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Ann Cales.
He was married a total of four times and had four children.
He was portrayed by actor Rob Lowe in the 2012 Lifetime movie Drew Peterson: Untouchable.