Anne Bird is the half-sister of Scott Peterson the man who convicted of killing his wife, Laci Peterson and their unborn son, Conner. She had recently met with her biological mother when her half-brother, Scott Peterson, was accused of murdering his eight-month-pregnant wife and newborn son
As one of the most high-profile murder cases of its time, the 2002 homicides pitted Bird against her birth family again. She published Blood Brother: 33 Reasons My Brother Scott Peterson is Guilty in 2005, the year Scott was put to death.
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Scott Peterson Case Explored
Scott reported his pregnant wife missing Christmas Eve 2002, saying he was fishing alone. He distributed missing person posters and attended candlelight vigils in the weeks that followed.
The deaths of Laci Peterson and her unborn foetus were recovered on the San Francisco Bay shore in April 2003, prompting a double-homicide investigation into Scott.
Following his 2004 conviction for murdering his wife and newborn baby, he was sentenced to death. He was sentenced to life in prison after his death punishment was overturned. A judge refused his retrial request in 2022.
Who Is Scott Peterson?
Scott Peterson was born on October 24, 1972, in San Diego, California. He 51 years old, in 2024. He was married to Laci Rocha in 1997, but she tragically passed away in 2002. Scott’s parents are Jackie Peterson and Lee Peterson.
He has a son named Conner Peterson and siblings named Anne Bird and John Edward Peterson.
Scott was convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstances and second-degree murder. Originally sentenced to death, his penalty was later commuted to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.