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Sievers bond reduction hearing scheduled today

Posted at 8:01 AM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 08:01:03-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Accused murderer Mark Sievers is looking to get his bond reduced Thursday morning.

He's charged in last summer's murder of his wife, Bonita Springs doctor Teresa Sievers.

In February, a judge set his bond at more than $4 million.  Sievers' attorney wants his bond reduced to $250,000.

Both Sievers and another man charged in the case, Jimmy Rodgers, pleaded not-guilty to second-degree murder. Curtis Wayne Wright is now serving a 25-year sentence after pleading guilty to the same charges.