Before Robert Durst rocked the nation with his stunning admission on an open microphone, there was Scott Peterson. In fact, of the more than 16,000 homicides in 2002, none captivated the nation like the outrageous murder of his 8-month pregnant wife, Laci and their unborn child, Conner. Peterson was convicted and sentenced almost 10 years ago to die by lethal injection. Still on death row, Scott’s lawyers are appealing his death sentence.
In this special, we speak with man whose job it was to defend this convicted killer and probe whether the jury did the right thing when they sentenced to death the young fertilizer salesman. Plus, in an exclusive interview we’ll meet his motive, Amber Frey, who ultimately helped bring Scott to justice. And we'll test the we test the evidence that led to Scott's conviction and review his death sentence and expose the condemned man’s seemingly privileged life in San Quentin prison.