A North Texas jury is to hear closing arguments in the punishment phase of the trial of a former North Texas public official convicted of capital murder in a revenge plot against prosecutors.
The jury also heard from Williams’ elderly mother, Jessie Williams, which was presented in a taped deposition, rather than in person, because the she is in ill health.
In anticipation that convicted killer Eric Williams’ estranged wife Kim will testify against him, defense lawyers today called several witnesses who described her as “money hungry” and “very in to herself.”
The punishment phase is set to continue in the trial of a former North Texas public official convicted of capital murder in a revenge plot against prosecutors.
The lead prosecutor in the capital murder trial for Eric Williams admitted today that “we messed up” by claiming 13 guns belonged to Williams, when they do not.
Five days before he went on trial for the case that rocked Kaufman County, disgraced Justice of the Peace Eric Williams claimed he was Jesus Christ on Rockwall County jail paperwork.
Defense lawyers tried to convince a jury that former JP Eric Williams’ murderous rage was triggered by a wrongful conviction, orchestrated by a ‘cluster of powerful people’ in East Texas.
More than two decades before he killed an East Texas district attorney and his wife, former JP Eric Williams threatened an ex-girlfriend with a gun, jurors were told today in Williams’s capital murder trial.
Prosecutors on Wednesday are set to wrap up their case during the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.
Prosecutors displayed 64 weapons and ammunition seized from Eric Williams’ storage unit after three murders in Kaufman County.
A former justice of the peace, who killed an East Texas DA and his wife, had in his home the chilling manifesto written by another infamous killer, testimony showed today.
Prosecutors said that they may wrap up their part in the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial by the end of the day on Tuesday.