CHESTER, Ill. – Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.
The Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1OKOPT6 ) reports that jurors in Peterson's murder-for-hire trial in southern Illinois listened Tuesday to his conversation with prison informant Antonio Smith.
Peterson is accused of trying to the arrange the killing of Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow from behind bars after Glasgow helped convict him in 2012 in the death eight years earlier of Peterson's ex-wife Kathleen Savio.
Peterson is 62 years old and is serving a 38-year sentence. He also isn't Mexican.
He has pleaded not guilty in the murder-for-hire plot case.