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Updates: Opening statements begin in Mark Sievers murder trial

Posted: 10:21 AM, Nov 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-20 20:16:29-05
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UPDATE (5:31 pm)--

UPDATE (1:55 PM) -- The 2nd witness on the stand is Kimberly Van Waus, crime scene technician with Lee County Sheriff's Office, who photographed the Teresa Sievers murder scene.

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UPDATE (1:15 PM) -- The first state witness is taking the stand is Det. Jamie Nolen, an investigator from the LCSO.

He became involved in the Teresa Sievers murder investigation as the lead investigator.

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UPDATE (1 PM) -- Opening statements concluded at 11:30 a.m. Judge Kyle called for a lunch break, with witness questioning to begin this afternoon.

Mark Sievers Trial: Opening statement by the State
Mark Sievers Trial: Opening statement by the defense

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Opening statements in the trial of Mark Sievers for the murder of his wife Teresa began Wednesday morning.

Mark Sievers is accused of hiring two men to kill Teresa Sievers in their Bonita Springs home in 2015.

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