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Murder suspect to be transferred from prison

Posted at 10:06 AM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 10:06:22-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- One of two men charged in the murder of Bonita Springs doctor Teresa Sievers is expected to be released from a federal prison in Illinois Monday.  But that doesn't mean he'll be a free man.

Jimmy Rodgers is now wrapping up a six-month probation sentence on an unrelated charge. Once his sentence is up Monday, he'll be held at the prison until deputies bring him back to Lee County to face second-degree murder charges in Sievers' death.  His alleged accomplice, Curtis Wayne Wright, is already in jail on the same charge.

A witness claims Teresa's husband Mark Sievers --  who has not been charged -- paid the men to kill his wife for life insurance money last summer.

Count on Four in Your Corner to keep you updated on this developing story.