Kaufman County Murders
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.
Convicted killer Eric Williams sat quietly on Monday as the jury, who will decide whether he should live or die, heard about another murder that he is accused of committing.
Prosecutors on Monday morning will begin pushing for the death penalty against a former justice of the peace.
A jury of seven men and five women took less than two hours to find a disgraced former JP guilty of capital murder in the deaths of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers for Eric Williams made their final arguments Thursday morning in the trial for the murders that shook Kaufman County residents to their core.
Eric Williams, the man standing trial for the murders that shook Kaufman County residents, stood up and told the judge Wednesday that he would not take the witness stand in his own defense.
In the third day of Williams’ capital murder trial, prosecutors called several witnesses in an effort to tie the defendant to the Easter email – sent hours after the McLellands deaths to a Crime Stoppers tip line
There is a good chance that the prosecutor will finish presenting his case to the jury in the Eric Williams murder trial on Wednesday. But two questions remain unanswered.
In the weeks and months before a Texas DA, his wife and a prosecutor were gunned down in Kaufman County, the man accused of killing them inquired about how to get rid of part of a high-powered weapon, according to testimony today.
Prosecutor Bill Wirskye stated that forensics experts will take the witness stand on Tuesday in the second day of the Eric Williams murder trial.
The capital murder trial of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams got underway on Monday morning in Rockwall County.
Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in court Friday to hear testimony from a state firearms expert who was tasked with matching bullets from the crime scene.