Things to know about the true story of ‘The Staircase’ documentary film


On the cold December night in 2001, writer Michael Peterson found his wife, Nortel executiveKathleen Peterson covered with blood at the bottom of a narrow staircase in the Durham, NorthCarolina mansion. Durham police quickly arrested Michael Peterson for Kathleen’s murder. In the following months, a French documentary team showed up to document the events ofPeterson’s … Read more