Accused of hiding her past, Scott Peterson juror testifies: ‘I was not a victim of domestic violence’
Scott Peterson listens to Stanislaus County Deputy District attorney Dave Harris speak during a hearing at the San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. - Andy Alfaro/The Modesto Bee/TNS

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A former juror in Scott Peterson’s 2004 murder trial defiantly maintained on the witness stand Friday that she had never been a victim of domestic violence and didn’t lie about her past to become a stealth juror to get seated on the high-profile case. Instead, she testified it was she who had been the aggressor with her former boyfriend in a fight a couple years earlier, before she filled out a courthouse questionnaire and was chosen for the jury. “We went to our bedroom. I closed the door and I took off on him,” Richelle Nice testified Friday – the first day of an antic...