Prosecutors on Monday morning will begin pushing for the death penalty against a former justice of the peace.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers for Eric Williams made their final arguments Thursday morning in the trial for the murders that shook Kaufman County residents to their core.
Eric Williams, the man standing trial for the murders that shook Kaufman County residents, stood up and told the judge Wednesday that he would not take the witness stand in his own defense.
There is a good chance that the prosecutor will finish presenting his case to the jury in the Eric Williams murder trial on Wednesday. But two questions remain unanswered.
Prosecutor Bill Wirskye stated that forensics experts will take the witness stand on Tuesday in the second day of the Eric Williams murder trial.
Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in court Friday to hear testimony from a state firearms expert who was tasked with matching bullets from the crime scene.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys began interviewing the first three potential jurors in the upcoming Eric Williams murder trial, which made national headlines last year.
The triple murder case that terrorized Kaufman County last year is heading back to the courtroom on Monday. Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Eric Williams.
Court documents reveal that former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams may have planned additional assassinations as early as 2005.
Eric Williams returned to court on Thursday with a major request. He asked the judge to permit him to take a deposition of his co-defendant, his ex-wife, Kim Williams.
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.
Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.