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Convicted killer Peterson re-sentenced to life after death penalty voided -CNN

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(Reuters) – Convicted killer Scott Peterson, whose death sentence for the murder of his wife and unborn son was overturned last year by the California Supreme Court, was resentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without parole, CNN reported. Peterson, 49, had been held on death row at San Quentin State prison since 2005 after being convicted a year earlier of murdering his wife, Laci, who was seven months pregnant with their unborn son, Conner. His new sentence was handed down in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City, California, CNN said. Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit …

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