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Brener Comments on Sievers, Rogers Case

The husband of Dr. Teresa Sievers and an alleged co-conspirator will face the death penalty if convicted on first-degree murder charges.

Mark Sievers and Jimmy Rodgers were indicted in May; on Wednesday the state attorney’s office announced it has filed notices of intent to seek the death penalty.

Antonio Faga, Mark Sievers’ attorney, said he was disappointed by the decision. A second attorney, Michael Mummert, was at the Lee County Jail on Wednesday to tell Mark Sievers of the prosecution’s decision, Faga said.

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