Death Sentence Upheld In Kaufman Co. Prosecutors Murders CaseTexas' highest criminal court upheld a former justice of the peace's conviction for killing a district attorney's wife in what prosecutors said was a revenge plot that left three dead.
Judge Denies New Trial For Convicted Killer Eric WilliamsAttorneys for Eric Williams were back in court on Monday, arguing that their client deserved a brand new trial.
Kaufman County Killer Seeks New TrialAttorneys for convicted Kaufman County killer Eric Williams will be back in court on Thursday morning, arguing that their client deserves a brand new trial.
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.
Williams Pleads Guilty To Mark Hasse's Murder, Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonKim Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to the murder of Kaufman County assistant DA Mark Hasse, nearly two years after it happened.
Jurors Sentence Kaufman Co. Murderer Eric Williams To DeathAfter spending Tuesday night in sequester, jurors in the Eric Williams murder trial sentenced the convicted killer to death on Wednesday morning.
Wife: Accused Kaufman Co. DA Murderer Was Gleeful After KillingsIn 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.
Closing Arguments Set In Kaufman Murder TrialA 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.
Eric Williams' Elderly Mother Testifies On His BehalfThe 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.
Defense Prepares For Testimony By Eric Williams' WifeIn 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."
Penalty Phase Resumes In Kaufman Murder TrialThe 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.
Prosecution Admits Mistake As Williams' Punishment Phase ContinuesThe 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.