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Did ‘Diabetic Rage’ Cause Eric Williams To Kill Kaufman Co. DAs?

Less than a month after being sentenced to death for killing a district attorney and his wife, the state has agreed to have former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams examined to see if his murderous rampage was triggered by a damaged brain.

01/08/2015

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Williams Pleads Guilty To Mark Hasse’s Murder, Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

Kim Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to the murder of Kaufman County assistant DA Mark Hasse, nearly two years after it happened.

12/30/2014

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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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Prosecution Admits Mistake As Williams’ Punishment Phase Continues

The lead prosecutor in the capital murder trial for Eric Williams admitted today that “we messed up” by claiming 13 guns belonged to Williams, when they do not.

12/12/2014

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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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Weapons Displayed During Punishment Phase Of Kaufman Co. Trial

Prosecutors displayed 64 weapons and ammunition seized from Eric Williams’ storage unit after three murders in Kaufman County.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

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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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