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Crime Opening statements begin in Atlanta attorney's murder trial

17:52  13 march  2018
17:52  13 march  2018 Source:   ap.org

Daughter Alleges She Helped Dad Murder Mom — and Distracted Her Little Sister During the Murder

  Daughter Alleges She Helped Dad Murder Mom — and Distracted Her Little Sister During the Murder A 20-year-old New York woman alleges she helped murder her mother last year at the behest of her father, in part because he wanted to get out of paying child support, PEOPLE confirms. The accusations by Karrie Neurauter came as part of a plea deal she agreed to on Wednesday, when she admitted to one count of second-degree murder in the Aug. 27 strangulation of mom Michele Neurauter.New York prosecutors say that, in addition to her guilty plea, Karrie will also testify against her father, Lloyd Neurauter, who she accuses of being the mastermind behind Michele’s murder. (Lloyd has reportedly pleaded not guilty to his charges.

ATLANTA — Opening statements are underway in the trial of an Atlanta lawyer charged with murder in the shooting death of his business executive wife.

Prosecutors have said 75-year-old Claud "Tex" McIver intentionally killed 64-year-old Diane McIver in September 2016. Defense attorneys have said the shooting was a tragic accident.

McIver faces charges including murder and influencing witnesses.

Tex McIver was a partner at a prominent law firm and vice chair of the state election board. Diane McIver was president of U.S. Enterprises Inc., the parent company of Corey Airport Services, where she had worked for 43 years.

The case has drawn significant media attention and public interest. It took about six days to seat a jury, partly because many potential jurors had heard about the case and formed an opinion.

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