JOLIET (AP) -- The judge in Drew Peterson's murder case says he will announce his decision on a mistrial motion Wednesday morning.
Judge Edward Burmila is again considering a possible mistrial after another blunder from prosecutors in the former police officer's trial. Peterson attorney Joel Brodsky says the trial has been filled with "an avalanche of prejudicial, illegal evidence" and the case should be thrown out. Prosecutors vehemently argued against the move.
Peterson is accused with the 2004 murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He was charged after his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, went missing in 2007. The judge on Tuesday afternoon berated a prosecutor after she raised an order of protection, a subject the judge previously barred. The prosecutor apologized to the judge, saying it was her fault.