For the state, it’s the question of motive. Why did McIver shoot and kill his wife, Diane? Prosecutor Clint Rucker told the court last week that he believes Diane wrote a second will that would have hurt Tex financially. But Rucker has not been able to find such a will.
For the defense, the major challenge is Tex McIver himself. McIver’s words and deeds in the days and weeks after the shooting could not have cast him in a much worse light. The defense will have its hands full trying to undo the damage McIver did to himself.
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