Wendi Adelson

A man in dark colored scrubs with a white t-shirt sits on the witness stand in a Leon County courtroom
Tallahassee Democrat (pool)

Luis Rivera testified for two days in the murder trial for Florida State University Dan Markel. He’s pled guilty to murder in exchange for a 19-year sentence in the case.

Jeffrey Lacasse, Wendi Adelson's ex-boyfriend, testifying during trial for slain FSU Professor Dan Markel.
Tori Schneider, Pool / Tallahassee Democrat

The third day of the trial for FSU Professor Dan Markel who was shot down in his driveway is taking place today at Leon County’s Courthouse. Wendi Adelson is Dan Markel’s ex-wife. Jeffrey Lacasse, who she was dating around the time of the murder, testified today. Many contradictions were noticed between what he and Wendi Adelson who testified Friday had to say.

Leon County Courthouse
Tom Flanigan / WFSU-FM

The trial for the slaying of Florida State University Law Professor Dan Markel is underway. Here's a primer on what the case is about, and what to expect when lawyers and defendants return to the courtroom Tuesday. 

Wendi Adelson, Dan Markel's ex-wife, takes the stand during the murder trial to for Markel's death.
Alicia Devine, Pool / Tallahassee Democrat

The second day of testimony in the murder trial of Florida State University Professor Dan Markel featured Wendi Adelson, his ex-wife. She confirms the two were entangled in a custody battle over their two children prior to Markel’s death.

Florida State University Dan Markel
Florida State University College of Law

The State Attorney’s office has reached a plea deal with one of the suspects in the murder of a Florida State University law professor.  Luis Rivera was supposed to go before a judge Tuesday morning but the hearing was delayed as the deal was finalized.

Florida State University Dan Markel
Florida State University College of Law

More arrests are expected following the 2014 murder of Florida State University Law Professor Dan Markel. But police aren't saying whether family members of Markel’s ex-wife are suspects.

Wendi Adelson is a former FSU College of Law Professor. She was married to Dan Markel. The couple divorced in 2013.
Florida State University College of Law / FSU

The ex-wife of a slain Florida State University law professor says she hopes that the arrest of a South Florida man this week will finally bring some closure to the case.