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ERIC LYLE WILLIAMS.. THE FORMER JUSTICE OF THE PEACE... HAS NOW BEEN CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER FOR THE SLAYINGS OF A NORTH TEXAS DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND HIS WIFE...

YESTERDAY HIS WIFE KIM WAS CHARGED IN THE KILLING.. ERIC WILLIAMS WAS ALREADY IN CUSTODY SINCE SATURDAY, ACCUSED OF MAKING A TERRORISTIC THREAT.

NOW HE'S CHARGED IN THE MURDERS OF KAUFMAN COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MIKE MCLELLAND, HIS WIFE CYNTHIA AND AN ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, MARK HASSIE.

AN ARREST AFFIDAVIT ALLEGES KIM WILLIAMS CONFESSED TO TAKING PART IN THE KILLING AND TOLD INVESTIGATORS HER HUSBAND WAS THE GUNMAN.

ACCORDING TO THE KAUFMAN COUNTY AFFIDAVIT, MCLELLAND AND HASSIE WERE INVOLVED IN THE PROSECUTION OF ERIC WILLIAMS, WHO WAS CONVICTED OF STEALING THREE COMPUTER MONITORS FROM THE COUNTY AND LOST HIS LICENSE TO PRACTICE LAW IN MARCH OF 2012.

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