Kaufman County Murders
The wife of a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace was taken into custody early Wednesday morning and charged with capital murder.
Area pastors presented Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood with nearly 200 prayer cards filled out by parishoners of 15 churches in the community.
Sources told CBS 11 News that former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams will be charged with capital murder in the deaths of Mike and Cynthia McLelland, and Mark Hasse.
CBS 11 has confirmed the FBI is searching the home of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams in connection with the Kaufman County murders.
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.
A Texas prison system inmate has been charged with sending threatening letters to law officers prosecuting alleged members of a white supremacist gang.
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.
With no arrests in the Kaufman County murders, there are lingering questions about the reward money being offered for information on the cases.
Standing with close family friends, Christina Foreman talked about the murder of her mother Cynthia McLelland and her husband Mike McLelland, Kaufman County’s District Attorney.
Authorities with the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office on Monday responded to comments made by a spokesman for the family of murdered district attorney Mike McLelland and his wife.
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.”
Nearly one week after the murders of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia, there is an effort to raise more reward money to find their killers.