I wrote yesterday of the arrest made of disgraced Justice of the Peace and felon Eric Williams on the charges of 'making terroristic threats' in the murder of two Kaufman County prosecutors and one of their wives. A two day search of his home followed by the search of a relatives home and then a storage facility had many suspecting that law enforcement had shifted from The Aryan Brotherhood and Mexican drug cartels to something more close to home.
WFAA is now reporting that charges are expected to be filed soon:
Sources tell News 8 there is strong evidence linking former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to the murders of District Attorney Mike McClelland and his wife and to the murder of prosecutor Mark Hasse.Williams had previously been
Charges are expected soon.
According to sources, weapons similar to those used in the murders were found during the search of Williams' Kaufman residence on Friday.
convicted of theft by a public servant and burglary of a building. He was caught on courthouse surveillance coming and going from the county's IT department clutching computer monitors.The Dallas Morning News reports that one of the future victims even suspected Williams :
McLelland and Hasse aggressively prosecuted Williams.
But suspicion long centered on Williams, authorities say. His first theft case — in which he was accused of stealing three computer monitors — was aggressively prosecuted by McLelland and Hasse. At the emergency room in the hours after Hasse’s murder, McLelland told others that he believed Williams was behind his top assistant’s death. He made similar statements to other people before he died.