Published: Jun 25, 2014 11:58 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 25, 2014 1:58 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The State has offered a plea deal to the man who allegedly killed his ex-wife.

Reports say Daniel Proctor strangled Amy Patterson in July 2011. She was a Cape Coral Middle School teacher.

So far, the defense has not accepted the deal. They have until July 3rd or the case will continue to trial.