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Tightly Knit Community Honors Slain DA & Wife With Quilt

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.

CBS 11–04/14/2014

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Kaufman County Man Fulfills Promise To Murdered DA

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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2014

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Kaufman County Couple Indicted In Slaying Of Texas Prosecutors

A former North Texas justice of the peace and his wife have been indicted on capital murder charges in the slayings of three people, including two prosecutors. A local grand jury indicted Eric and Kim Williams on Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2013

Aryan Brotherhood of Texas co-founder, Bobby Adams, speaking exclusively to CBS 11 I-Team about Kaufman murders (credit: CBS 11 News)

Aryan Brotherhood Founder Says Gang Never Targeted Law Enforcement

The smoke had barely cleared, after a veteran prosecutor was shot in broad daylight near the Kaufman County courthouse, when word spread about a possible prime suspect.

CBS 11–06/18/2013

Mike and Cynthia McLelland (credit: The Kaufman Herald)

Kaufman County Murders Reward Money Being Returned

The Kaufman County Crime Stoppers board has voted to return the six-figure reward fund that was set aside for information on three high-profile murders.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2013

Newly appointed Kaufman County District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Senate Confirms Erleigh Norville Wiley As New Kaufman County DA

The Texas Senate has unanimously confirmed Governor Rick Perry’s appointment of Erleigh Norville Wiley as the new Kaufman County District Attorney.

CBSDFW.COM–04/17/2013

Newly appointed Kaufman County District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Newly Appointed Kaufman County DA Nervous, But Ready

Calling it the most difficult period in Kaufman County history, on Thursday newly appointed District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley said her predecessor, Mike McLelland, continues to inspire her.

CBS 11–04/11/2013

Judge Erleigh Norville Wiley appointed as the District Attorney of Kaufman County by Governor Rick Perry.  (credit: Kaufman County website)

Governor Appoints New Kaufman County District Attorney

Governor Rick Perry has named a new Kaufman County district attorney. Wednesday afternoon Perry appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as the new District Attorney.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2013

Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland (credit: Kaufman County District Attorney's Office)

Crime Stoppers Responds To Kaufman Reward Fund Controversy

A controversy has developed over the reward fund for help solving the murders of two Kaufman County prosecutors.

04/08/2013

Mike and Cynthia McLelland (credit: The Kaufman Herald)

Closely Knit Friends Shared Love of Quilting & Life with Cynthia McLelland

At the 2 Sisters Quilt Shoppe in Kaufman’s courthouse square, friends remember Cynthia McLelland. Bonnie DeLay says, “It’s just an awful loss. We’re never going to get to share those times again.” Cathy Spurlock says, “We’re going to miss that smile, if she wasn’t smiling, she was singing.”

04/05/2013

Interim DA Brandi Fernandez (Credit: CBS 11)

Interim DA Praises McLellands, Perry Doubles Reward

Unnerved, but poised, Brandi Fernandez spoke lovingly about her former boss, Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia just days after they were murdered.
Fernandez says, “He and Cynthia were the mom and dad of the office. I still kind of expect him to walk through with a plate of cookies that she cooked us.”

04/04/2013

(credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Texas Man Arrested For Making Threat Against County Official

During a Wednesday press conference officials with the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a North Texas man was arrested for making a terroristic threat against a judge in Kaufman County.

CBSDFW.COM–04/03/2013

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