Prominent Atlanta lawyer jailed in woman’s shooting

ATLANTA – A prominent Atlanta lawyer, has booked in to the jail to face the charges in the mysterious death of his business executive wife.

Fulton County Jail records Thursday show that Claud “Tex” McIver is charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter along with a felony count of reckless conduct.

McIver’s attorney did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The Atlanta police have said McIver was riding in a back seat of an SUV at the end of Sept. 25, when a gun he was holding fired and the bullet hit his wife, a 63-year-old Diane McIver, who was sitting in the passenger seat. She died later in a hospital.

Tex McIver has said that the shooting was an accident. Diane McIver was president of the USA. Enterprises Inc., the parent company of Corey Airport Services.

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