As North Texas prepares for the public memorial and funeral of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, heightened security continues in Kaufman County and across the state.
A slain Texas prosecutor and his wife will be remembered at a public memorial service Thursday in suburban Dallas.
Suspicion in the slayings of a Texas district attorney and his wife shifted Monday to a violent white supremacist prison gang that was the focus of a December law enforcement bulletin warning that its members might try to attack police or prosecutors.
The CBS 11 I-Team confirmed two attorneys have already thrown their names in the hat for the Kaufman DA vacancy.
Courthouse employees are in shock and on edge, following the murder of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia on Saturday.
Gov. Rick Perry is suggesting that everyone — but especially public officials — should be extra cautious after the weekend killings of a Texas district attorney and his wife.
There’s an increased security presence at the Kaufman County Courthouse on Monday, and authorities may revisit building a new courthouse complex with secured parking.
Two months after an assistant prosecutor was gunned down, the bodies of a North Texas prosecutor and his wife were found in their home, authorities said.
The FBI and the Texas Rangers are leading the investigation into the Kaufman murders. But local law agencies from across the area and state are all assisting as well.
The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department removed the deputy guarding Mike McLelland’s home because he did not think that he needed it, and he did not want to waste taxpayer dollars.
Joe Caldwell said that he retired to the Kaufman County community near Forney to be in the country. But all that peace and quiet was shattered this weekend.
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife were found dead inside their home.