Claud “Tex” McIver Bio – Claud “Tex” McIver Wiki
Claud “Tex” McIver was convicted in 2018 of felony murder and other charges stemming from the 2016 killing of his wife, Diane, who was fatally shot by McIver while sitting in front of him in a car. The attorney previously told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the shooting was an accident and that the gun, which was on his lap while he was sleeping in the back seat, fired after he was abruptly awoken.
Claud “Tex” McIver is 79 years old.
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A judge on Friday denied bond for a well-connected Atlanta man who’s awaiting a second trial in the killing of his wife after Georgia’s highest court overturned his murder conviction earlier this year.
Claud “Tex” McIver was convicted in 2018 on charges including felony murder in the September 2016 death of 64-year-old Diane McIver and was sentenced to serve life in prison. The Georgia Supreme Court in June reversed the murder conviction, saying the jury should have had the option to give him a misdemeanour involuntary manslaughter charge.
The high court affirmed his conviction for influencing a witness when reversing his other beliefs. But McIver finished serving his sentence for that conviction last month. Prosecutors said in a court filing in July that they plan to retry McIver on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
“He’s now serving time for nothing he’s been convicted of,” defence attorney Don Samuel told Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney during a hearing Friday, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The newspaper reported that Samuel asked for a $220,000 bond and that McIver be allowed to live with his sister near Dallas, Texas.