Topic: Joel Brodsky
The judge in the murder case involving a former police officer in a Chicago suburb is again considering declaring a mistrial. An attorney for the state asked a witness a question that the judge had told her not to mention in front of the jury.
A furious Judge Edward Burmila sent jurors out of the courtroom before grilling prosecutor Kathleen Patton for allowing a witness to mention a bullet and leave the impression that Peterson left it in the witness' driveway.
The former police sergeant is the lone defendant in the first-degree murder trial for his third wife, while his fourth wife is missing. Opening arguments in the Drew Peterson case started Tuesday.
The murder trial of the ex-police officer gets underway in a courtroom outside Chicago.