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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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Eric Williams’ Defense Team Takes Over In Effort To Save Him From Death Penalty

Defense lawyers tried to convince a jury that former JP Eric Williams’ murderous rage was triggered by a wrongful conviction, orchestrated by a ‘cluster of powerful people’ in East Texas.

12/10/2014

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Prosecutors Show Williams Had History Of Violence During Punishment Phase Of Trial

More than two decades before he killed an East Texas district attorney and his wife, former JP Eric Williams threatened an ex-girlfriend with a gun, jurors were told today in Williams’s capital murder trial.

12/10/2014

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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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Prosecutors: Convicted Kaufman Murderer Williams Acted Out Of Revenge

A former justice of the peace, who killed an East Texas DA and his wife, had in his home the chilling manifesto written by another infamous killer, testimony showed today.

12/09/2014

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Eric Williams Jury Hears About Hasse’s Death

Convicted killer Eric Williams sat quietly on Monday as the jury, who will decide whether he should live or die, heard about another murder that he is accused of committing.

12/08/2014

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Final Arguments Over In Kaufman Murder Trial

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.

12/04/2014

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Questions Remain In Kaufman Murder Trial

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.

12/03/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial Enters 2nd Day

Prosecutor Bill Wirskye stated that forensics experts will take the witness stand on Tuesday in the second day of the Eric Williams murder trial.

12/02/2014

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Firearms Expert Testifies In Kaufman Murder Case

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.

11/14/2014

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Williams Murder Trial Resumes After Judge Refuses To Move Trial

Jury selection in the Kaufman County murder trial has resumed in Rockwall after the judge refused to move the trial a second time.

10/17/2014

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Murder Suspect Eric Williams’ Defense Team Wants Trial Moved, Again

The team defending former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams against capital murder charges wants the trial moved, again.

10/09/2014

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