Jurors in the Claud “Tex” McIver murder trial held his gun on Thursday in an attempt to replay the scene of the alleged crime.
Even though jury deliberations started on Tuesday, jurors asked to revisit the SUV where the deadly shooting took place. And they brought McIver’s gun, the one used to shoot his wife, with them, according to WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia.
The jurors are trying to decide, after a lengthy, four-week trial which featured nearly 80 witnesses and captivated the Atlanta community, the fate of McIver. They must decide if the widow is a murderer or if he had an accident.
There is no debate over who killed his wealthy, business-oriented wife Diane. The Georgia lawyer has already admitted to shooting her but claimed that it was an accident. The shooting happened while the couple was in the backseat of their own Ford Explorer, being driven home by friend
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This week marked the start of Claud “Tex” McIver’s murder trial, a trial in which a jury must decide if the widow is a murderer or if he had an accident. There is no debate over who killed his wealthy, business-oriented wife Diane. The Georgia lawyer has already admitted to shooting her but claimed that it was an accident.
On Thursday, jurors were repeatedly shown surveillance footage of Diane being taken into the hospital. The jurors were instructed to carefully inspect McIver’s demeanor during his wife’s final hours alive, according to 11Alive in Atlanta. Prosecutors claim the video depicts an uncaring husband, who is not consoling his wife. The widow’s defense said the video shows a distraught husband trying to flag down help.
Multiple nurses who were present when Diane arrived testified in court. McIver’s attorney asked one nurse, “So he’s walking next to the moving car, right? He’s hurrying.”
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