The next edition of ABC News’ 20/20 will focus on the new trial of Scott Peterson who was previously convicted of killing his wife Laci Peterson. The episode titled One Last Chance will feature interviews with Peterson’s sister-in-law and lawyer as they hope to overturn the verdict.

What’s Happening:

  • When eight-month pregnant Laci Peterson mysteriously disappeared from her home on Christmas Eve, a media frenzy ensued.
  • Now, 18 years later, a two-hour 20/20 will present audiences with new interviews from people closest to the case.
  • The newest edition of 20/20 will feature Janey Peterson, the sister-in-law of convicted killer Scott Peterson, and Pat Harris, Scott’s defense attorney.
  • They discuss Scott’s side of the story, evidence which they claim proves his innocence and their hope to show the evidence to a jury if Scott’s verdict is overturned and he receives a new trial.

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  • 20/20 also features Scott’s never-before-heard audio from inside prison.
  • The program dives into the details of the case including:
    • Laci and Scott’s seemingly perfect relationship
    • The desperate search by family and friends to find Laci
    • Scott’s secret relationship with another woman
    • Scott’s trial and conviction for the murder of Laci and their unborn child
  • 20/20: One Last Chance airs on Friday, May 14 (9:00 – 11:00 pm ET) on ABC.

About 20/20:

  • ABC News’ 20/20 is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach.
  • 20/20 features unforgettable, character-driven true crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories.
  • 20/20 events air Fridays from 9:00 – 11:00 pm ET on ABC and are available to stream on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
  • David Sloan is senior executive producer and Janice Johnston is executive producer.
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