What did the staircase leave out?
The documentary omits much of the case against Michael, including a possible motive: Kathleen’s hefty life insurance payout. Rudolf has pushed back against this idea, noting the prosecution backed off from a financial motive.
Did Michael Peterson have a relationship with Sophie?
Sophie Brunet and Peterson dated for roughly 13 years, from 2004 to 2017. They began corresponding via letters while he was in prison, after he was found guilty. “I was affected by the cruelty [of his life sentence] and what I saw as a miscarriage of justice,” Brunet explained to Vanity Fair.
Where are Michael Peterson’s kids now?
Clayton and Todd Peterson
Peterson’s sons have always stood by their father, who has maintained his innocence for the past twenty years. According to The News & Observer, Clayton now lives in Maryland with his wife and children, and Todd lives in Tennessee.