A pathologist has testified for the defense at Drew Peterson's murder trial that the former Illinois police officer's third wife died as a result of an accidental fall, not murder.
Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen's testimony Tuesday counters state witnesses who told jurors they thought someone killed Kathleen Savio.
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Savio's body was found in her bathtub in 2004, and her death was initially ruled accidental. It was reclassified a homicide only after Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, disappeared in 2007.
Jentzen says a gash on the back of Savio's head and other bruises were "classic" indicators of a slip and fall.
A prosecution witness testified earlier that it was impossible for Savio to get an injury on the back of her head and bruises on her front from one fall.