THE MIS­TRESS

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Am­ber Frey was the 27-year-old mas­sage ther­a­pist who turned the case on its head.

On 30 De­cem­ber, po­lice in Modesto, Cal­i­for­nia, re­ceived a call from a dis­tressed Frey to say she was the lover of the man in the news whose wife was miss­ing.

She told po­lice she’d been dat­ing Scott Peter­son since Novem­ber 2002. But she in­sisted Peter­son never told her he had a wife, let alone one who was preg­nant with their first child. He’d spun a web of lies.

Agree­ing to let po­lice tap her phone, Frey car­ried on as usual as they lis­tened in to every con­ver­sa­tion.

On 24 Jan­uary, she went pub­lic, telling a Press con­fer­ence, ‘We had a ro­man­tic re­la­tion­ship. When I found out who Scott was, I con­tacted the po­lice.’

He went on to con­fess at least four sep­a­rate af­fairs.

Am­ber Frey ap­proached the po­lice

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