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Kaufman County Murders

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murders; Many Unhappy Trial Moved

Prosecutors and defense attorneys began interviewing the first three potential jurors in the upcoming Eric Williams murder trial, which made national headlines last year.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murder Trial

The triple murder case that terrorized Kaufman County last year is heading back to the courtroom on Monday. Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Eric Williams.

09/22/2014

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No Delay For Accused Kaufman County Killer’s Trial

There will be no delay in the trial for a man accused of murdering three people, including two Kaufman County prosecutors.

09/12/2014

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Documents Suggest Kaufman Murder Suspect Planned Additional Assassinations

Court documents reveal that former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams may have planned additional assassinations as early as 2005.

09/02/2014

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Kaufman Murder Suspect’s Request Denied

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.

07/31/2014

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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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Thousands Summoned To Courthouse In Kaufman Co. Death Penalty Case

Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.

CBS 11–03/28/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murder 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.

03/28/2014

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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 Murder Trial Date Not Moving

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.

02/21/2014

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Kaufman One Year Later: “I Think It Lost A Lot Of Its Innocence”

One year ago today, Mark Hasse, the top assistant Kaufman County DA, was shot to death one block from the courthouse.

CBS 11–01/31/2014

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High Profile Kaufman Murder Trial Moved To Rockwall

A judge granted the defense’s wish on Friday to move a high-profile murder trial out of Kaufman County.

01/24/2014

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