Laci Peterson

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Scott Lee Peterson was born on October 24, 1972 in San Diego, California. The only child of Lee and Jackie Peterson, Scott grew up in a San Diego suburb and was a model student. He graduated from the University Of San Diego High School and spent a semester at Arizona State University before returning home to attend Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo. In 1994, he transferred to nearby California Polytechnic State University, where he majored in agricultural business. While a student at Cal Poly, Peterson met Laci Rocha. (biography.com) Laci Denise Rocha was born on Sunday, May 04, 1975 in Modesto and she was a famous victim from United States. Laci Peterson had studied at Downey High School, Modesto, CA and then she attended the BA…show more content…
(Frey, 2005) In the beginning of their relationship, Amber described Peterson as being very romantic. With the holidays approaching, Peterson explained to Amber that he would be on a fishing trip in Alaska over the Thanksgiving holiday. Up to this point, Peterson still had not mentioned to Amber that he was married and that his wife was pregnant. The relationship continued to grow. Amber recalled one conversation that was centered on the importance of trust in relationships. During that conversation Scott confirmed to Amber that he had never been married. (Frey, 2005) On Dec. 6, 2002, Shawn Sibley discovered that Peterson was married and she threatened to expose him to Amber unless he told Amber the truth. Scott told Shawn that he had lost his wife and although it was difficult for him to talk about, he would tell Amber. On Dec. 9, he admitted to Amber that he had been married and lost his wife but found it hard to talk about. Amber asked him if he was ready for a relationship with her, and Scott enthusiastically stated that he was. (Frey, 2005) The couple attended a formal Christmas party on Dec.14, and Amber introduced Scott to her friends as her boyfriend. Later that evening they had sex without using birth control. Peterson commented that he didn't want children and regretted not taking precautions. He told Amber that he would willingly raise her daughter as his own but to

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