• Drew Peterson

Now that Bluebeard got what he deserved, is it OK to admit to feeling a little queasy about how his trial came out?

Juries don’t like to acquit accused murderers. If they’re going to err on one side or the other, it won’t often be on the side of setting a killer free to kill again. Much less do juries like to acquit accused wife murderers, particularly ones like Drew Peterson who seem to make a habit of it.

Even so, proof is always welcome.

“It was problematic not to have any real hard evidence,” Peterson juror Ron Supalo told the Tribune Thursday after the guilty verdict was in.