Tex McIver pleads not guilty to murdering wife

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Tex McIver pleads not guilty to murdering wife

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June 6, 2017 Atlanta:  Fulton County deputy, K. Jackson brings Claud "Tex" McIver into the courtroom. Atlanta attorney, Claud "Tex" McIver was arraigned for murder on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. McIver appeared before judge Robert McBurney. McIver shot his wife Diane as they rode in their SUV in midtown Atlanta in the fall of 2016. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM.

Tex McIver pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges he murdered his wife.

But is he trying to sway the case against him from behind bars?

Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Clint Rucker told a judge on Tuesday that three phone calls McIver made while in the jail show him trying to influence a witness and curry favor with a judge.

Judge Robert McBurney said he would listen to recordings of the calls before deciding whether the Atlanta attorney should be released on bail.

To learn more about the phone calls that the judge is considering read the full story at myajc.com

 

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