Last May I posted a blog about a Georgia murder case where a husband claims he fatally shot his wife by accident. That case–against attorney Claud “Tex” McIver–started today with jury selection. The prosecution says they plan to call up to 100 witnesses. This case is not a whodunnit; rather, the issue for the jury is the manner of death: Is the shooting death of Diane McIver a homicide or a tragic accident? A brief review of the facts as I understand them: On the evening of September 25, 2016 Diane and Tex McIver were in a vehicle driven by a friend, Dani Jo Carter. Diane was in the front passenger seat and her husband sat directly behind her. Tex had asked his wife to hand him a handgun he was licensed to carry from the glove compartment when Carter…

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