Kaufman County Murders

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Jurors Sentence Kaufman Co. Murderer Eric Williams To Death

After spending Tuesday night in sequester, jurors in the Eric Williams murder trial sentenced the convicted killer to death on Wednesday morning.

12/17/2014

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Wife: Accused Kaufman Co. DA Murderer Was Gleeful After Killings

In chilling detail, a woman accused of murder told a courtroom how her husband joyfully planned and carried out the murders of an East Texas district attorney, his wife and the DA’s top prosecutor.

CBS 11–12/16/2014

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Kim Williams Testifies In Kaufman Trial

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) – The estranged wife of a former Texas justice of the peace testified that she was a “willing participant” in her husband’s revenge killings of a district attorney, his […]

12/16/2014

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Closing Arguments Set In Kaufman Murder Trial

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.

12/16/2014

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Eric Williams’ Elderly Mother Testifies On His Behalf

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.

CBS 11–12/15/2014

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Penalty Phase Resumes In Kaufman Murder Trial

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.

12/15/2014

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Eric Williams Claims He’s Jesus Christ On Jail Paperwork

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.

12/10/2014

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Eric Williams’ Defense Team Takes Over In Effort To Save Him From Death Penalty

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.

12/10/2014

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Prosecutors Show Williams Had History Of Violence During Punishment Phase Of Trial

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.

12/10/2014

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Prosecutors To Wrap In Williams Penalty Trial

Prosecutors on Wednesday are set to wrap up their case during the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.

12/10/2014

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Weapons Displayed During Punishment Phase Of Kaufman Co. Trial

Prosecutors displayed 64 weapons and ammunition seized from Eric Williams’ storage unit after three murders in Kaufman County.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

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Prosecutors: Convicted Kaufman Murderer Williams Acted Out Of Revenge

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.

12/09/2014

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