Updated 5:57 p.m.
Rev. Neil Schori, the pastor who said Stacy Peterson told him Drew Peterson killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio, had this reaction:
"My wife and I wept" when they heard the verdict, Schori said. "We literally wept together. It's been a long, long journey. "I'm absolutely thrilled with what happened," he said. "Justice is coming for Stacy's family too."
"I'm highly honored," Schori said. "I feel so honored to have given Stacy a voice. I got to be a voice for Stacy, and I did what she asked me to do."
Updated 4:23 p.m.
Savio's family will visit Kathleen Savio's grave Thursday to tell her of the news, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Updated 3:34 p.m.
Cassandra Cales, sister of Stacy Peterson, had this to say in reaction to the verdict: "Game over, Drew. I feel numb. It hasn't really hit me yet."
Cassandra wants to tell Stacy: "I love you, I miss you, and I've never given up hope I'll find you."
Updated 3:29 p.m.
Pam Bosco, foster mother of Stacy Peterson's sister Cassandra Cales had the following to say in reaction the guilty:
This is personal. This is personal to so many people. I never lost the faith. I believe in the system. I don't think he ever faced reality and that's why he did it twice. Today he's facing reality. He'll never see life outside prison walls.
This man has to pay for Stacy. There's no reason this man can't be taken back into this courtroom and go through this hell again. Stacy's case is right around the corner. I believe that. I always believed that "he would pay the price for killing two beautiful women.
I think he was stunned, first of all. He thought he would get away with it. I think he understands how much he's a hated man.
Updated 2:54 p.m.
Peterson had no expression when the verdict was read. The Savio family was crying and hugging in the courtroom.
"Oh my god it's about friggin' time," sobbed Savio brother-in-law Mitch Doman as he hugged his wife, Savio's sister Susan Doman.
"Now she can rest in peace," Mitch Doman said. "They got the murdering
"I just feel that she's with us right now," Susan Doman said. "I loved my sister very much. She's finally getting the justice she deserved. He's a sick man. He's an evil man."