Request denied: Judge rules Scott Peterson should not get new trial for 2002 murders

SCOTT PETERSON
Scott Peterson is escorted by two San Mateo County Sheriff deputies as he is walked from the jail to a waiting van Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Redwood City, California. Peterson was taken to death row at San Quentin State Prison early Thursday after being sentenced to die for murdering his pregnant wife, Laci. (AP Photo/Justin Sullivan, Pool)

Request denied: Judge rules Scott Peterson should not get new trial for 2002 murders

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Scott Peterson, the man convicted of killing his pregnant wife Laci in 2002, will not be getting a new trial anytime soon.

San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo denied his request Tuesday, according to court documents.

The decision comes roughly 20 years after Laci Peterson’s death.

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