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Jury finds Mark Sievers guilty of first-degree murder in his wife’s brutal killing

In only four hours of deliberations, the jury found Mark Sievers guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in his wife’s 2015 brutal killing. Because Sievers was found guilty of first-degree murder, he now faces the possibility of the death penalty. Judge Bruce Kyle has asked all members of the jury, prosecutors and […]

Mark Sievers Trial: Defense begins calling on witnesses: Day 8

Today marks a milestone in the four-year quest for justice for murdered doctor, Teresa Sievers. The defense team for her husband, Mark Sievers, who is accused of orchestrating her killing, will call witnesses today. If Sievers were to testify, he would be their last witness, but the defense is going to have an uphill battle […]

Mark Sievers trial: State rests its case: Day 7

The murder trial for Mark Sievers continued Monday morning after the court had been on a break since Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The state is expected to call its five final witnesses today. We're back in the courtroom for complete coverage @winknews https://t.co/ER1Cn5MmVB — Taylor Petras (@TaylorPetras) December 2, 2019 Mark Sievers is […]

Mark Sievers trial: Final day of testimony before the holiday break: Day 6

As court resumed Wednesday in the high profile Teresa Sievers murder case, the big question was will Mark Sievers take the stand? The state could rest their case next week, then it will be Mark’s lawyers turn. A criminal defense attorney not affiliated with the case says, it’s likely the jurors will want to hear […]

Mark Sievers trial: Testimony continues following emotional day: Day 3

It has been another emotional day of testimony both from the man who confessed to killing Teresa Sievers and the people who knew her. Mark Sievers, again, visibly upset in court as his former best friend, Wayne Wright, described how he and Jimmy Rodgers killed his wife. The defense pointed to the multiple times Wright […]

Mark Sievers trial: Final jury selected as case prepares for trial: Day 6

Day 6 of jury selection for Mark Sievers’ trial marks the end as the 12 jurors and two alternates have been selected to hear the case. Attorneys asked a group of 37 potential jurors general questions to get a better understanding of their thoughts on the law and judicial system. Former jury consultant Dr. Erica […]

Mark Sievers trial: Long jury selection process continues: Day 5

After a long day of jury selection on Friday, ending at 9:35 p.m., the process continues on Monday as the list of possible jurors in the Mark Sievers murder trial is narrowed down. Mark Sievers diligently took notes at the defense table while the attorneys asked more potential jurors if they would be able to recommend […]