The State’s case against Claud “Tex” McIver for the fatal shooting of his wife Diane in September 2016 in Atlanta is on a break this week and will resume April 9. In the past three weeks, the bulk of the State’s case has been presented. Prosecutors have called 54 witnesses (by my count) and should wrap their case in chief early next week. The defense is expected to put on a short case. It’s unclear if McIver will testify. In the past weeks, the State has presented evidence of a financial motive. McIver owed his wife tens of thousands of dollars. He had assets in real estate and other property but he was “cash poor.” Diane executed a will in 2006 though there is some evidence that she either had a subsequent will or at least contemplated it. Diane, who…

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