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Documentary: Scott Peterson was a victim, deserves new trial

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Modesto’s Scott Peterson was convicted by police with tunnel vision, complicit media and a bloodthirsty public, claims an unfinished full-length documentary shown for the first time Saturday.

“There wasn’t any evidence in this case,” attorney Mark Geragos, interviewed at length for the movie, told a large crowd at the American Documentary Film Festival during a question-and-answer session just after the screening of “Trial by Fury: The People v. Scott Peterson.”

“It was a “complete media lynching,” Geragos said.

Geragos represented Peterson, now 43, in the blockbuster 2004 trial that ended with the Modesto man sent to death row for the murders of his wife, Laci, and their unborn son.

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