Eric Williams returned to court on Thursday with a major request. He asked the judge to permit him to take a deposition of his co-defendant, his ex-wife, Kim Williams.
Recently more than two dozen members of the Kaufman Quilt Guild gathered to make a quilt for one of their former members, Cynthia McLelland, who along with her husband, Mike, the Kaufman County District Attorney, were murdered one year ago.
The special prosecutors in three high profile Kaufman County murder cases appear to have landed their biggest witness to date.
Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.
It has been more than a year since the high-profile killings in Kaufman County and, on Friday, jury selection began in the suspect’s capital murder trial.
This week a friend of murdered Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, fulfilled a promise he made to the couple. Now the newly elected official is talking about his accomplishment and of finding the bodies of his friends.
Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in the courtroom on Friday morning to ask for more time before his trial begins next month. But that request was denied.
Gov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.
Court documents show Kim-Lene Williams, wife of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams, has refiled a divorce case, this time naming her sister-in-law as a defendant.
Eric and Kimberly Williams appeared in court on Friday for the first time since being indicted for the murders of the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.
Major developments in the murder investigation of two Kaufman County prosecutors. Sources tell CBS 11 indictments will be announced later this week.
The criminal case against a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace and his wife, who are accused of three counts of murder, is moving forward.