What happened to David Rudolf?
David Rudolf continues to practice law. He is married to Sonya Pfeiffer, whom he met during the case while the documentary was being filmed. She was a reporter who covered the trial. After it concluded, she went to law school and now works alongside her husband at Rudolf Widenhouse firm.
Did Michael Peterson admit to killing Kathleen?
On February 1, 2007, Caitlin and Peterson settled the wrongful death claim for $25 million, pending acceptance by the courts involved; finalization of the settlement by the court was announced on February 1, 2008. In the settlement, Peterson did not admit that he murdered Kathleen.
Is Michael Peterson still alive in 2020?
Behind the Staircase and Beyond the Staircase were self-published in 2019. Even after his prison release, Peterson has maintained his innocence and lives in Durham, North Carolina. In July 2020, the infamous five-story Cedar street mansion where Kathleen died was put up for sale.
How much money did Michael Peterson pay his attorney?
Jean-Xavier finds the notion ridiculous. “The prosecution tried to show in court that Michael Peterson was broken and that he killed his wife for the life insurance.” Lestrade writes. “But that was stupid. I have to remind you that Michael Peterson paid a total of $975, 000 for his defense.”
Where did Michael Peterson’s money go?
In January 2019, Michael Peterson also released a memoir called Behind The Staircase: All Profits Go to Charity. Peterson wrote this book about his trial, his conviction for murder, and the eight years he spent in prison.
Where is Caitlin Atwater now?
Now going by her married name Caitlin Clark, she is the mother of twins and lives in Northern Virginia with her family.
Is Duane Deaver in jail?
He was sentenced to time served and was released from prison. According to The Wrap, Duane Deaver’s last known place of employment was ISS Facilities — where he served as Director of Operations.
Was Kathleen Peterson killed by an owl?
“The owl didn’t kill Kathleen Peterson,” Davis says. “The owl just knocked her in the head. She would have been fine if she’d gone up and crawled into bed and slept it off.”