Diane McIver (Courtesy LInkedIn)

The Atlanta Police Department has issued warrants for the arrest of Tex McIver, the Buckhead lawyer accused of shooting his wife inside their car near Piedmont Park in September. According to CBS46, McIver is being charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct. McIver is expected to turn himself in today.

Diane McIver, 63,  president of U.S. Enterprises Inc., died at Emory University Hospital after being shot in the back. Tex McIver told police he fell asleep with a gun on his lap while riding in the back seat of their SUV and accidentally shot his wife. He also told police he felt unsafe in the neighborhoods they were driving through after the SUV, being driven by Diane McIver’s best friends, exited the interstate in heavy traffic.

 

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.