Peterson was convicted of the 2004 murder of Kathleen Savio. His fourth wife, Stacy Peterson vanished in 2007.
Recently Peterson wrote to his attorney Joel Brodsky complaining about the "nightmarish" conditions at his Illinois prison. Peterson is currently being held in protective custody due to the high-profile nature of his case.
'I Have No TV'
"Joel, did you ever feel that something was going to happen before it does? I feel I'm going to die in here. If the inmates don't get me I'm gonna be killed by the cruel guards," Peterson wrote. "I'm in a cell the size of a broom closet, peeling paint, rusting fixtures, I have no TV or anything and I haven't been out since I got here."
"The food is terrible and I'm in solitary confinement," he wrote.
Members of Savio's family reacted to Peterson's letters, which were publicized by a Chicago television station.
Authorities Reopened Investigation
"I hope she is haunting him in his dreams," Savio's brother, Henry Jr., said. "I hope she is watching his descent into hell."
Savio's body was found in a dry upstairs bathtub. She had an injury to her head and her hair was soaked in blood. Her death was originally ruled an accident.
When 23-year-old Stacy Peterson disappeared three years later, authorities reopened the investigation into Savio's death and reclassified it as a homicide.
Peterson has never been charged in Stacy's disappearance.
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