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Tightly Knit Community Honors Slain DA & Wife With Quilt

Recently more than two dozen members of the Kaufman Quilt Guild gathered to make a quilt for one of their former members, Cynthia McLelland, who along with her husband, Mike, the Kaufman County District Attorney, were murdered one year ago.

CBS 11–04/14/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

New Evidence Found In Lake In Kaufman Murders

It took more than a year to make the discovery in Lake Tawakoni, but on March 5th, a dive team recovered two pistols and a black mask.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Weapon Found Linked To Kaufman Prosecutor Death

Police think they have found a key piece of evidence in the assassination of an assistant Kaufman County prosecutor.

04/02/2014

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Thousands Summoned To Courthouse In Kaufman Co. Death Penalty Case

Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.

CBS 11–03/28/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murder Case

It has been more than a year since the high-profile killings in Kaufman County and, on Friday, jury selection began in the suspect’s capital murder trial.

03/28/2014

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Kaufman County Man Fulfills Promise To Murdered DA

This week a friend of murdered Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, fulfilled a promise he made to the couple. Now the newly elected official is talking about his accomplishment and of finding the bodies of his friends.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial Date Not Moving

Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in the courtroom on Friday morning to ask for more time before his trial begins next month. But that request was denied.

02/21/2014

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Judge Moves Trial for Kaufman Triple Murders To Rockwall County

Former Justice of the Peace, Eric Williams was once a fixture around the Kaufman County Courthouse.

01/24/2014

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High Profile Kaufman Murder Trial Moved To Rockwall

A judge granted the defense’s wish on Friday to move a high-profile murder trial out of Kaufman County.

01/24/2014

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Gang Member Sentenced For Threatening Letters

A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for mailing threatening letters to state judges and prosecutors.

01/17/2014

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Texas Honors Killed & Hurt First Responders

Gov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.

09/12/2013

Mugshots of accused Kaufman County murderers Eric and Kim Williams. (credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Husband & Wife Accused Kaufman Killers Battling In Divorce Court

Court documents show Kim-Lene Williams, wife of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams, has refiled a divorce case, this time naming her sister-in-law as a defendant.

KRLD–08/22/2013

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