The Boogeyman

Ex-Cop and Accused Wife Killer, Drew Peterson

 

I was petrified of “the Boogeyman” as a kid.

I slept with the lights on, the dust ruffle concealing the hardwood floor beneath my bed, tucked up underneath the box spring so I could be sure nothing lurked beneath.  Any sound from outside, where a box fan often rested on an open window sill, left me trembling in terror.

Eventually, I learned to put away childish fears….only to replace those with real ones.

There are people in this world who truly frighten me.  There are those with dead eyes, blackened hearts, and little semblance of empathy.  These outwardly charming, manipulative, narcissistic, controlling, shallow, and callous sociopaths walk among us.

Today, a jury found Drew Peterson, the cocky, ex-cop from Bolingbrook, Illinois, Guilty of two counts of murder of his 3rd wife, Kathleen Savio.  His 4th wife, Stacy Peterson, has been missing since October of 2007.  As Stacy’s sister, Cassandra Cales thought upon hearing the jury’s verdict today,

“Game Over, Drew”.

Thankfully, there is now one less Boogeyman to worry about  in our community.