Documents Claim Florida Husband Orchestrated Wife's Slaying

Posted at 10:29 PM, Dec 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-11 17:31:13-05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Months after a popular southwest Florida doctor was found dead in her home, sheriff's investigators say the woman's husband planned the attack.

The Lee County State Attorney's office recently released thousands of pages of documents in the case. An affidavit from a lieutenant with the county Sheriff's Office revealed this explosive allegation: Teresa Sievers' husband orchestrated the killing. That allegation now figures into court wrangling over custody of Sievers' children.

Mark Sievers has not been charged with any crime. The allegation that he was involved in his wife's killing surfaced when discovery documents were released in the cases of 47-year-old Curtis Wayne Wright Jr. and 25-year-old Jimmy Rodgers, the two men charged in her death.

Sievers' attorney, Lee Hollander, said his client denies any involvement in his wife's slaying.

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12/11/2015 3:46:07 PM (GMT -5:00)