The family of slain Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClelland said Saturday they were “furious” with the way the investigation into the murder has been handled, and they called those responsible for the shootings “idiots.”
A slain North Texas district attorney and his wife were mourned Thursday by a shaken community that recalled the couple’s love, warmth and public service as law enforcement continued the search for their killers.
CBS 11 News has learned a tip led investigators to an area just down the street from where the Kaufman County District Attorney and his wife were murdered. The tip suggests the suspect or suspects may have been conducting surveillance.
Suspicion in the slayings of a Texas district attorney and his wife shifted Monday to a violent white supremacist prison gang that was the focus of a December law enforcement bulletin warning that its members might try to attack police or prosecutors.
The CBS 11 I-Team confirmed two attorneys have already thrown their names in the hat for the Kaufman DA vacancy.
For the first time since the bodies of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, were found and the investigation into their murders began, the sheriffs department has re-opened Blarney Stone Way.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins appeared publicly Friday for the first time in weeks.
The wife of Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon testified Wednesday she believed it was her duty as a citizen to tell him about possible crimes she learned about in her family law practice.
CBS-11 News has learned the FBI and federal prosecutors are looking into Watkins’ he planned prosecution of oil heir Albert Hill III.
A Wichita Falls judge will decide whether to order a punishment for the Dallas County district attorney after he was declared in contempt of court by another judge.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins has said little publicly Friday, following a stinging court defeat, including being held in contempt of court.
In a nasty fight involving Dallas’ rich, powerful, and politically connected– a federal judge rules against a Hunt family heir, while handing embattled District Attorney Craig Watkins a public relations victory, if not vindication.