The man who gunned down an East Texas district attorney and his wife, and is charged with killing another prosecutor, was once an Eagle Scout, played the trumpet, and showed promise as a child, testimony showed today.
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.
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.
Witnesses to a shooting that rocked Kaufman County gave dramatic testimony Monday during the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.
In the third day of Williams’ capital murder trial, prosecutors called several witnesses in an effort to tie the defendant to the Easter email – sent hours after the McLellands deaths to a Crime Stoppers tip line
In the weeks and months before a Texas DA, his wife and a prosecutor were gunned down in Kaufman County, the man accused of killing them inquired about how to get rid of part of a high-powered weapon, according to testimony today.
The capital murder trial of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams got underway on Monday morning in Rockwall County.
NFL star running back Adrian Peterson’s child abuse trial date has been set for December 1.
Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.
A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys began interviewing the first three potential jurors in the upcoming Eric Williams murder trial, which made national headlines last year.
There will be no delay in the trial for a man accused of murdering three people, including two Kaufman County prosecutors.