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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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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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Defense Prepares For Testimony By Eric Williams’ Wife

In anticipation that convicted killer Eric Williams’ estranged wife Kim will testify against him, defense lawyers today called several witnesses who described her as “money hungry” and “very in to herself.”

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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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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Prosecutors May Wrap In Williams Penalty Trial

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.

12/09/2014

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Eric Williams Jury Hears About Hasse’s Death

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.

12/08/2014

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Penalty Phase Begins For Eric Williams

Prosecutors on Monday morning will begin pushing for the death penalty against a former justice of the peace.

12/08/2014

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Final Arguments Over In Kaufman Murder Trial

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.

12/04/2014

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Accused Kaufman County DA Murderer Doesn’t Take Stand

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.

CBS 11–12/03/2014

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