The smoke had barely cleared, after a veteran prosecutor was shot in broad daylight near the Kaufman County courthouse, when word spread about a possible prime suspect.
Nick Morale of Terrell admits he made a terroristic threat against a county Judge. Police say the threat was made via a crime-tip line on April 2nd, just days after the bodies of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found.
The Kaufman County Crime Stoppers board has voted to return the six-figure reward fund that was set aside for information on three high-profile murders.
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.
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.
Authorities investigating the murders of a Texas prosecutor and his wife believe a former county official sent a threatening email to law officers three days after the killings.