In-depth coverage of the shootings in Kaufman County

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:07 PM CDT

Judge Won't Delay Eric Williams Murder Trial

Judge Won't Delay Eric Williams Murder Trial

A judge denies Eric Williams' attorneys' request to delay his trial for murder, saying the defense had enough time to prepare.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:57 AM CDT

Williams' Defense Asks for Continuance

Williams' Defense Asks for Continuance

Attorneys for Kaufman DA murder suspect Eric Williams will ask a judge Friday to delay his trial, a day after authorities again searched Williams' former Kaufman home.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:30 PM CDT

Found Weapon Linked to Mark Hasse Slaying: Official

Found Weapon Linked to Mark Hasse Slaying: Official

A dive team has recovered a weapon from a North Texas lake that authorities say was used in the fatal shooting of Kaufman County prosecutor Mark Hasse, authorities said Wednesday.

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 01:29 PM CDT

Jury Selection to Begin in Kaufman County Murder Trials

Jury Selection to Begin in Kaufman County Murder Trials

The first evaluation of potential jurors for the trials of two accused of slaying three people in Kaufman County is scheduled for Friday.

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 06:51 PM CST

Attorneys Battle Over Start of Kaufman County Murder Cases

Attorneys Battle Over Start of Kaufman County Murder Cases

The man accused of killing Kaufman County prosecutor Mark Hasse, District Attorney Mike McClelland, and Cynthia McClelland was lead into a Rockwall County courtroom in handcuffs this morning as attorneys battled...

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 01:40 PM CST

Lake Yields No Evidence in TX Official's Death

Lake Yields No Evidence in TX Official's Death

A search of a North Texas lake did not find weapons or evidence linked to the killings of the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and a chief deputy.

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 07:49 PM CST

Lake Searched for Kaufman Co. Murder Evidence: Source

Lake Searched for Kaufman Co. Murder Evidence: Source

Law enforcement groups in Kaufman County are currently searching Lake Tawakoni for evidence related to the murders of Kaufman county prosecutors Mark Hasse and Mike McLelland, as well as McLelland's wife...

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 01:02 PM CST

Trial for Accused Kaufman DA Killer Moved to Rockwall

Trial for Accused Kaufman DA Killer Moved to Rockwall

The trial for Eric Williams, the man accused of three fatal shootings in Kaufman is being moved to Rockwall.

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 at 04:27 PM CDT

Accused Kaufman Killer Requests Change of Venue

Accused Kaufman Killer Requests Change of Venue

The accused killer of Kaufman County's district attorney has filed a motion to move the trial from the town where the shootings happened.

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 07:02 PM CDT

DA Slaying Suspects to be Tried in Kaufman

DA Slaying Suspects to be Tried in Kaufman

A Kaufman County Grand Jury handed down capital murder indictments for Kim and Eric Williams on June 27. In the case of Eric Williams, prosecutors said they will seek the death penalty.

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