As a teenager, Scott worked as a caddy at the same golf course where he was arrested.
In his murder trial, Scott was represented by celebrity attourney Mark Geragos, who has also represented Michael Jackson, Wynona Ryder, and other famous clients.
Scott went to college at California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly).
He attended the University of San Diego High School.
Scott played on his high school's golf team.
Scott Peterson was formally sentenced to death on March 16, 2005.
His trial was held in Redwood City, California because it was believed that public sentiment in Modesto, where he and Laci had lived, was biased against him.
Scott was carrying his brother's driver's license when he was arrested.
Scott had four cell phones when he was arrested.
In spite of being told by his defense attorney not to change his appearance, Scott had grown a beard and bleached his hair shortly before his arrest.
Scott was arrested on April 18, 2003 in the parking lot to Torrey Pines Golf club in La Jolla, which is part of San Diego, California. Torrey Pines is well known as host of several PGA events.
Scott was convicted of a double murder, because California law considers a fetus to be human in murder cases.
He was convicted of killing his wife, Laci.
He was an agriculture chemical salesman.
Scott's current residence is San Quentin Prison in California.