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Updates: Detective from Missouri testifies in Mark Sievers trial Monday

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Posted at 9:09 AM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 15:43:58-05

UPDATE (3 PM) --

UPDATE (2 PM) -- Next up was Aimee Lusk, a former detective with the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

She made contact with Jimmy Rodgers while he was detained at Collier County jail. She collected a buccal swab and hair sample from Rodgers.

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UPDATE (1:30 PM) -- Following the lunch break, Crime Scene Tech Kimberly Van Waus was recalled to the stand by the state. She processed the Hyundai Elantra that was taken into custody from Arizona.
Van Waus said she collected "trace evidence" from the crime scene and the car, hoping to find correlating evidence.

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UPDATE (12 PM)

-- Court is in recess for lunch. Session will resume at 1:15 p.m.
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UPDATE (11:45 AM) -- The next state witness is Capt. John Long, from the Lee County Sheriff's Office. In 2015 he was the assistant commander of the Forensic division.

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UPDATE (11:00 AM) -- The next state witness is Jeffery Conway, the former supervisor of Jimmy Rodgers at a contracting company that supplied laborers to the Doe Run Facility.

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- More witness questioning resumed Monday morning in the trial of Mark Sievers for the murder of his wife Teresa in 2015.

The first state witness to take the stand was Sandra Hoskins, a former employee at Teresa Sievers's medical practice. She says Teresa had a patient scheduled for 9 a.m that Monday morning after returning from her trip. When Teresa didn't arrive to work, Hoskins attempted to locate her and contacted Mark Sievers.

The next state witness was Detective Nick Schueneman of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Missouri. On July 12, 2015, he was informed about assisting the Lee County Sheriff's Office with the Teresa Sievers murder investigation. He assisted with the search warrant conducted at Curtis Wright's home.

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