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Peterson’s Prelim Continued – Again

Scott Peterson was in court today in Modesto but not for long.

The preliminary hearing in the Laci Peterson murder case has been postponed until October 28. Court officials said today that defense attorney Mark Geragos

needs to attend another murder trial in Southern California.

Superior Court Judge Al Girolami also scheduled a pretrial hearing for Friday, Oct. 24.

Peterson, 27, was almost eight months pregnant when she was reported missing last Christmas Eve. Her body and that of her unborn son were found in April along

San Francisco Bay´s shore. Her husband, Scott Peterson has been charged with the murders. He has pleaded innocent. The pretrial hearing was originally set for September 9th.

Mark Geragos, Peterson´s attorney, will be busy on another case. Geragos was not present in the courtroom this morning.