Jimmy Rodgers trial: Judge loses patience with attorneys on both sides: Day 3

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Accused killer Jimmy Rodgers in Lee County court ahead of his trial for the murder of Dr. Teresa Sievers in 2015 in Bonita Springs. Credit: WINK News.

Monday, jurors heard more testimony from witnesses surrounding Dr. Teresa Sievers’ death.

Judge Bruce Kyle showed obvious frustration with both prosecution and defense teams during the course of proceedings.

Frustration began during an afternoon delay to depose two expert FBI witnesses. The says they have given all of their FBI evidence to the defense, but the defense said that’s not true. This has been an ongoing argument between both sides fro months.

“What you’re basically saying is we would never go to trial,” Judge Kyle said in court.

Both sides responded and then Kyle gave his.

“I’m gonna stop you; I’m gonna stop you,” Kyle said. “It’s clearly an issue one way or the other.”

Kyle ordered the state to clear up the issue once and for all. Both sides will get the chance to meet with the FBI expert to go over the evidence in question and make sure it’s all there like the state say.

The state continues its case in Lee County court 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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