Prosecutors to attempt to revoke Tex McIver's bond

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 01:00:29 AM.   ATLANTA  

ATLANTA - A prominent Atlanta attorney charged in the shooting death of his wife is scheduled to have two hearings Friday, his attorney told Channel 2’s Mark Winne.

We're learning about the hearings for updates throughout the day on Channel 2 Action News. 

Former Judge William Hill said he has filed an emergency motion to prevent the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office from viewing  records and a computer seized from Tex McIver’s condo until a judge can determine if some of them might be protected by attorney-client privilege.

That hearing is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday.

A second hearing is also set for Friday on a motion by the district attorney’s office to revoke McIver’s  bond based on an allegation that a gun was found in his condo in violation of the conditions of his bond.

Hill told Winne that McIver has gone to extraordinary lengths to comply with all conditions of his bond.

McIver maintains he has committed no crime, and that the shooting death of his wife was a tragic accident for which he is suffering greatly, his attorney said.

Diane McIver was shot through the seat of the couple's SUV as they were driven by a friend near Piedmont Park in September 2016. She later died at the hospital.

McIver was charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct and felony involuntary manslaughter in connection with his wife's death. 

Atlanta police spent nearly three months investigating the claim that the 38-caliber revolver on Tex McIver's lap accidentally fired, killing his wife.

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