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Someone has sent a letter to the judge in the Laci Peterson murder case that claims someone other than Scott Peterson killed the victim.

The judge sealed the letter while it´s being investigated.

Prosecutors say they can prove Scott Peterson murdered his pregnant wife. Her body and that of her fetus were found in San Francisco Bay about a year ago, four months after disappearing from her hometown of Modesto.

Fifty potential jurors have been selected, but just one prospect was added Thursday. The judge has said he wants 70-to-80 potential panelists before closer questioning whittles the pool down to a panel of 12, plus six alternates. The process continues Monday.

The trial was moved from Modesto to Redwood City, and the defense will try to have it moved again.