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The Murder of Laci Peterson 

TV-14 | | Documentary, Crime | TV Series (2017)
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Nearing the 15th anniversary of Laci Peterson's disappearance, A&E Networks takes a fresh look at the case. A definitive factual account by those who lived and breathed it every day.
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Gloria Gomez ...  Self - Bay Area Reporter KOVR TV / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Ted Rowlands ...  Self - Bay Area Reporter KTVU TV / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Nancy Grace ...  Legal Analysis / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Chris Pixley ...  Legal Expert / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Susan Peterson Caudillo ...  Self - Scott's Sister 6 episodes, 2017
Jon Buehler ...  Self - Retired Detective, Modesto PD 6 episodes, 2017
Janey Peterson ...  Self - Scott's Sister-in-Law 6 episodes, 2017
Gary Ermoian ...  Self - Private Investigator 5 episodes, 2017
Richard Cole ...  Self - Journalist, Redwood City Daily News / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Garth Stapley ...  Self - Journalist, Modesto Bee 5 episodes, 2017
Lee Peterson ...  Self - Scott's Dad 5 episodes, 2017
Amber Frey ...  Self - State's Witness / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Michael Cardoza Michael Cardoza ...  Legal Expert / ... 4 episodes, 2017
Ed Caudillo ...  Self - Scott's Brother-in-Law 4 episodes, 2017
Pat Harris ...  Self - Defense Attorney 4 episodes, 2017
Ken Auletta ...  Self - Staff Writer, The New Yorker 4 episodes, 2017
Matthew Dalton ...  Self - Investigating Defense Attorney 4 episodes, 2017
Doug Maner ...  Self - Former Prosecutor, Stanislaus County DA 4 episodes, 2017
Mike Chiavetta ...  Self - Modesto Resident / ... 4 episodes, 2017
Maureen Orth ...  Self - Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair 4 episodes, 2017
Josh Ford ...  Reenactment Actor 4 episodes, 2017
Kally Khourshid ...  Reenactment Actor 4 episodes, 2017
Sharon Rocha ...  Self - Laci's Mother 5 episodes, 2017
Mike Belmessieri ...  Self - Juror No. 4 3 episodes, 2017
Mark Geragos ...  Self - Defense Attorney / ... 4 episodes, 2017
Paula Canny ...  Legal Expert / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Ed Steele ...  Self - Fmr. Sergeant, Modesto PD 3 episodes, 2017
Marlene Newell ...  Self - Trial Spectator / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Peter Shaplen ...  Self - Media Pool Coordinator 3 episodes, 2017
Richelle Nice ...  Self - Alternate Juror 3 episodes, 2017
Ben Goglia ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Jaime Soto Jaime Soto ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Karen Ellefsen Karen Ellefsen ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Nicolas McFerron Nicolas McFerron ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Melba Martinez Melba Martinez ...  Reenactment Actor / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Laura Young Laura Young ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Baldemar Vela Baldemar Vela ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Scott Parker Scott Parker ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Jorge Martinez Jorge Martinez ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Ben Hameen Ben Hameen ...  Reenactment Actor 3 episodes, 2017
Laci Peterson ...  Self - Missing / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Chuck Smith ...  Legal Expert / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Sam Pierstorff Sam Pierstorff ...  Professor / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Carmen Sabatino ...  Self - Former Mayor of Modesto 2 episodes, 2017
Karen Servas ...  Self - Neighbor 2 episodes, 2017
John Cote John Cote ...  Self - Journalist, Modesto Bee 2 episodes, 2017
Frank Aguilar ...  Self - Witness 2 episodes, 2017
Homer Maldonado ...  Self - Witness 2 episodes, 2017
Barbara Weaver ...  Self - Chat Room Commentator / ... 2 episodes, 2017
John Guinasdo ...  Self - Juror No. 8 2 episodes, 2017
Juli Zanartu ...  Self - Juror No. 9 2 episodes, 2017
Gregory Beratlis ...  Self - Juror No. 1 3 episodes, 2017
Diane Jackson Diane Jackson ...  Self - Witness 2 episodes, 2017
Rabie Azizi Rabie Azizi ...  Reenactment Actor 2 episodes, 2017
Ken Thrift ...  Reenactment Actor 2 episodes, 2017
Carl Jensen Carl Jensen ...  Self - Private Investigator 2 episodes, 2017
Kay Ewing Donato Kay Ewing Donato ...  Reenactment Actor 2 episodes, 2017
Joe Senteneri Joe Senteneri ...  Reenactment Actor 2 episodes, 2017
Michael Severson Michael Severson ...  Reenactment Actor 2 episodes, 2017
Scott Peterson ...  Self 6 episodes, 2017
Brent Rocha Brent Rocha ...  Self - Laci's Brother 3 episodes, 2017
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Nearing the 15th anniversary of Laci Peterson's disappearance, A&E Networks takes a fresh look at the case. A definitive factual account by those who lived and breathed it every day.

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Can't believe that Scott Peterson is not guilty
20 June 2018 | by donnagcurrySee all my reviews

Being from Modesto I was very interested in this series. I know the area from which Laci disappeared and was eager to watch this series to confirm that he was guilty. So much for that! I'm not sure I've ever seen such compelling evidence that he is NOT guilty. He's a loser for sure, a cheater and a liar, and an incredible narcissist. But guilty of murdering Laci, I'm afraid not. Or if he is, then he is quite possibly the most oblivious human to walk the planet.

For those of you who are so certain that he IS guilty, I'm guessing you're also the people who think O.J. is innocent. You clearly had your mind made up prior to watching this show and are not going to change your mind no matter what. Well, maybe if you had video of Scott being in Tulsa during the 4 hours surrounding her disappearance. But aside from that you're no better than Nancy Grace - who, by the way, should be put in a jail cell along with Gloria Gomez just for behaving the way they did during the lead up to the trial and the trial.

There is not one piece of solid evidence (circumstantial or otherwise) that points to Scott being guilty. There is a ton of evidence that he is narcissistic, a cheater, and a liar, and incredibly apathetic - but evidence that he is guilty? Not one shred. The fact that the police lied about the burglars who robbed the house across the street should be evidence enough to get him a new trial. That nobody thinks it's important that the witness who saw the van that day not only told police, but that the police then said it was a different day (when in fact, the front of that house was covered with news people the day the police say the place was robbed) is just insane.

Like I say, I was CERTAIN that he was guilty. Would have been the first to convict based on what I'd seen and heard in the news - but it's simply not true. It's a shame that the police can't ever admit wrongdoing and try to right the fact that this guy sits on death row and I'm about 90% sure he's not guilty. I can't say 100% because I wasn't there.

A good series - it clearly does lean toward trying to defend Scott - but that's not what changed my mind. I can see that for what it is. It's the lack of evidence, the fact that the jury was biased, the crazy alternate juror who ended up convincing some of the folks to vote guilty (she should be put in jail along with Nancy Grace and Gloria Gomez - they should all share a cell), and the fact that most of what we'd seen/read in the papers was distorted so badly that we didn't have all the facts.

It's a shame - I'm sure, as he said, that he was convicted by the media and his apathy certainly didn't help matters. I'm guessing he'll be thinking about that for many years to come.


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15 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El asesinato de Laci Peterson See more »

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BQE Films, Left/Right See more »
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