The criminal case against a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace and his wife, who are accused of three counts of murder, is moving forward.
Brandi Fernandez was tapped to lead the District Attorney’s office on an interim basis after Mike McLelland’s assassination in March. But now that a new DA has stepped in full time, Ms. Fernandez has taken her leave.
Investigators are combing for evidence in a vehicle they suspect was used in the January slaying of a North Texas prosecutor.
A North Texas county where two prosecutors were fatally shot has a new district attorney as two suspects in the killings remain in custody.
Former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams has been formally charged with capital murder in the slayings of assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse, District Attorney Mike McLelland, and his wife Cynthia.
A cache of weapons were found inside the storage facility rented by former Kaufman Justice of the Peace, Eric Williams.
The wife of a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace, Kim Williams, has been charged with capital murder for her part in three murders. She also reportedly has implicated her husband as the shooter of Mike McLelland, Cynthia McLelland and Mark Hasse.
The wife of a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace was taken into custody early Wednesday morning and charged with capital murder.
Area pastors presented Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood with nearly 200 prayer cards filled out by parishoners of 15 churches in the community.
Sources told CBS 11 News that former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams will be charged with capital murder in the deaths of Mike and Cynthia McLelland, and Mark Hasse.
CBS 11 has confirmed the FBI is searching the home of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams in connection with the Kaufman County murders.
Calling it the most difficult period in Kaufman County history, on Thursday newly appointed District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley said her predecessor, Mike McLelland, continues to inspire her.