11/13/2007 (www.foxnews.com) ILL State Attorney Press Release

“Press update: Kathleen Savio Exhumation



November 13th, 2007 11:19 AM Eastern

Very Latest from Illinois on Sgt. Peterson Wife #3

by Greta Van Susteren

This press release (below) just forwarded to me by OTR Producer Steph Watts (on the ground in Bolingbrook, Illinois):

[Programming note: tonight at 10pm ON THE RECORD you will hear from one of the jurors at the coroner’s inquest that concluded Kathleen Savio’s bathtub March 04 death was an “accident.” The guest wants to respond to things said or implied by the coroner - who incidentally, as noted below, was at the exhumation….don’t miss this interview!)



Charles B. Pelkie

Nov. 13, 2007

Press update: Kathleen Savio exhumation

JOLIET – The body of Kathleen Savio was exhumed early today (Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007) at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Hillside.

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow, Will County Coroner Patrick O’Neil and investigators from the Illinois State Police and the state’s attorney’s office were present during the exhumation.

The area surrounding the gravesite was contained to law enforcement officials and cemetery personnel during the exhumation.

Kathleen Savio’s family, however, had requested a Roman Catholic priest be present. To respect the family’s wishes, the state’s attorney’s office contacted the Rev. Chris Groh, who is chaplain for the Joliet Police Department and a trusted member of Will County’s law enforcement community. Father Groh led a short prayer service at the gravesite. He was joined by the Rev. Patrick Pollard, Archdiocesan Director of Catholic Cemeteries for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Kathleen Savio’s remains were transported to the Will County morgue. An autopsy will be conducted by an independent medical examiner later today. Results of the autopsy are not expected to be available to investigators for several days. The autopsy results will be part of the ongoing investigation into Kathleen Savio’s death and will not be released to the public.