Drew Peterson writes detailed letter about life in jail

The 10-page handwritten letter was delivered to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed last week

By Michael Sneed
The Chicago Sun-Times

WILL COUNTY, Ill. — He says he sleeps on a lawn-chair mattress in a cold cell, where he is being housed in isolation and is frequently strip searched.

Besides his lawyers, the only human contacts for Drew Peterson — who is awaiting trial in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio — are prison guards and an inmate who brings him meals, clean clothes and linen "passed through a chuckhole," Peterson says in a handwritten letter to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed.

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