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Mystery Texas killings 'solved': Disgraced court official to be charged with murders
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4-14-2013 | Associated Press

Posted on 04/14/2013 9:23:18 AM PDT by servo1969

Full title - "Mystery Texas killings 'solved': Disgraced court official to be charged with murders of Texas district attorney, his wife and assistant DA after they convicted him of theft"

A former justice of the peace is reportedly set to be charged with three murders, including a former Texas district attorney and assistant DA, after he was arrested on Saturday.

Eric Williams, 46, has been arrested by authorities investigating the murders of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, last month - and the fatal shooting of ADA Mark Hasse in late January.

Williams was booked into Kaufman County Jail early Saturday morning for making terroristic threats and 'insufficient bond.' He is being held on a $3million bond.

Sources tell CBS11 that he will be charged with capital murder in the deaths of Mr and Mrs McLelland and the assistant attorney.

Williams had previously been successfully prosecuted by the murdered officials.

Police reportedly zeroed in on Williams after several emails making threats to other county officials were linked to him.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aryan; cynthiamclelland; ericwilliams; hasse; kaufmancounty; markhasse; mclelland; mikemclelland; murder; nation; texas; williams
So we can expect this to be on every newscast on Monday, right? Brian Williams will be saying, "Hey, it turns out these murders had nothing to do with the white Brotherhood after all!" Right? Right?

Yeah, right.

(Hat tip to yefragetuwrabrumuy)

1 posted on 04/14/2013 9:23:18 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

The $PLC must be crying bitter tears right now.


2 posted on 04/14/2013 9:32:06 AM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: servo1969

This will be a 2 line story right before the feature on Justin Bieber’s Anne Frank Story...


3 posted on 04/14/2013 9:32:30 AM PDT by Shady (Libya shows us how Americans rate...)
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To: servo1969

And the ones saying it was Mexican drug gangs have to recant.


4 posted on 04/14/2013 9:35:16 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: servo1969
This otherwise former official is the very reason private ownership of firearms is REQUIRED.

How many did he kill under cover of his office?

This needs to be throughly investaged and all the folks who tried to cover for him over the years, and the lawyers who bribed him, the hookers who gave him favors for light treatment and so forth should all be dragged through the coals (metaphorically) to find out if he was a loner or part of a network of government killers and thugs.

5 posted on 04/14/2013 9:40:57 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: servo1969

Oops. Not the Aryan Brotherhood or the Cartels. Not a story anymore.


6 posted on 04/14/2013 9:41:03 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: servo1969
There's gonna to be a whole lot of this going on out there today...


7 posted on 04/14/2013 9:48:59 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: servo1969

To the ‘fear mongers’ and idiots in the Government and Media, finding out a ‘White (emphasize WHITE) Supremacist gang OR Klan OR anything else they can think of’ was not directly ‘involved’, has to be right up there with finding out George Zimmerman wasn’t a WHITE file clerk or CEO in the terms of OH CRAP, we ‘blew’ it.

Now they will put all their efforts to the Abortion Butcher and dig into his files and find that he gave 25 bucks to a (supposed) “R” candidate for some miniscule office and the icing on the cake will be if he EVER said hello or goodbye to a known “TEA Party member” which of course will make him a Card Carrying Conservative and we better hope he never donated a dime to NRA, that would make him a full fledged NRA Lifetime Member.


8 posted on 04/14/2013 9:51:00 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --I turn 75 next year- but remember, that's only 24 Celsius. (TKS R. Reagan))
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To: servo1969

Next, they`ll try to connect him to the KKK.


9 posted on 04/14/2013 9:53:04 AM PDT by nomad
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To: servo1969

Wasnn’t there some other guy who quit his job as a prosecutor because he thought the cartel / skinhead mob might come after him next?


10 posted on 04/14/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: nomad
A neighbor told the Dallas Morning News that he knew Williams to be a 'nice guy' who was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway.

"He was a quiet man..."

11 posted on 04/14/2013 9:54:15 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

“Williams to be a ‘nice guy’ who was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway.”

He rode a Segway Human Individual Transport? LOL.


12 posted on 04/14/2013 10:02:43 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: servo1969
Neither this article or another one I checked gave the accused killer's party affiliation.

That in itself made me suspect Democrat, but then this article reports that he "was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway."

Who but a Democrat would do that - especially in Texas?

13 posted on 04/14/2013 10:03:24 AM PDT by drpix
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To: servo1969

We should disarm government employees.


14 posted on 04/14/2013 10:03:44 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: servo1969

How the worm turns.


15 posted on 04/14/2013 10:04:39 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: drpix

We need background checks for all Segway owners.


16 posted on 04/14/2013 10:05:22 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: servo1969

I guess the X Federal Prosecutor that resigned in fear for his life will be flipping burgers at McDonalds?

Not likely, he’ll be promoted by Eric Holder to head the Civil Rights Division.


17 posted on 04/14/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
A neighbor told the Dallas Morning News that he knew Williams to be a 'nice guy' who was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway.


18 posted on 04/14/2013 10:11:59 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: servo1969

Smells funny. The media/government ginned up the false Aryan Brotherhood story. Why?

Dollars to donuts they knew a Segway-driving ex-judge was the murderer, but went ahead with the false narrative anyway.


19 posted on 04/14/2013 10:18:09 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks servo1969.


20 posted on 04/14/2013 10:20:13 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: servo1969

On one of the news reports on the murders (about a week ago), they showed this guy riding his segway around the neighborhood. At one point, he stopped and gave them an interview. He did not come across as guilty, but there was something about him, such hubris, that I instantly did not like him. That rarely happens with me. He just set off alarm bells.


21 posted on 04/14/2013 10:23:43 AM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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To: nomad

Or an Evangelical Christian, or a US Vet. They’ll surely find a way to “connect” him to DHS’ “Domestic Terrorist List”. He needs to fit their “agenda”, somehow.


22 posted on 04/14/2013 10:26:10 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: servo1969

Gee the libs and lame stream media had already tried and convicted the Aryan White Brotherhood for these murders.....they were wrong again!


23 posted on 04/14/2013 10:32:32 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: RedWhiteBlue

You are exactly right...he exhibited the same cockiness that cop that killed his ex-wives did. Thought he was too smart for the legal system. Delusions of grandeur on display if you ask me.


24 posted on 04/14/2013 10:56:23 AM PDT by willyd
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To: servo1969
so it wasn't white supremacists or tea partiers ??

lol

shocking! /s

25 posted on 04/14/2013 10:57:49 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: servo1969

Don’t be silly those evil white supremest framed this guy.


26 posted on 04/14/2013 11:19:52 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: servo1969

Oh yeah!!!!

Where are all the people who thought the Mexican drug cartels put up the Aryan Brotherhood to commit these murders?

BTW, in CA we’ve have cops going after other cops, now in Texas we have other DA’s or court officials murdering DA’s?


27 posted on 04/14/2013 11:24:56 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: drpix

If he rides a segway and was public employee in Texas, 99% chance he is a democrat. I would say 100%, but he could also be a green party member.


28 posted on 04/14/2013 11:27:51 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Moonman62

I’m not ready to buy the official story yet.


29 posted on 04/14/2013 11:31:07 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: servo1969

The shooter was a justice of the peace??

Boy, that’s a long ways from the Aryan Brotherhood!

Oh yeah!


30 posted on 04/14/2013 11:31:55 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: servo1969

Former Justice of the Peace arrested

Ya just can't trust anyone nowadays.

31 posted on 04/14/2013 11:38:30 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: drpix
Neither this article or another one I checked gave the accused killer's party affiliation. That in itself made me suspect Democrat, but then this article reports that he "was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway." Who but a Democrat would do that - especially in Texas?

A republican, apparently.

"Republican challenger Eric Williams defeated 18-year incumbent Democrat Johnny Perry to win the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace race in Tuesday’s General Election."
http://www.terrelltribune.com/news/article_4b1f13e7-8641-5ab0-8af4-f4e21e291ad8.html

32 posted on 04/14/2013 11:41:12 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: servo1969

Looks vaguely similar to Newman on Seinfeld . . .


33 posted on 04/14/2013 11:41:37 AM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: dragnet2

What the heck is this clown wearing?

Are those terrycloth Segway clothes?


34 posted on 04/14/2013 12:19:39 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it)
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To: drpix
That was my thought, too. However, Kaufman County Observer, a local paper calls him "Republican Justice of the Peace Judge Eric Williams".

Article here.

35 posted on 04/14/2013 12:32:17 PM PDT by Chasaway (Where are we going and why am I in this handbasket?)
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To: Enterprise
Oops. Not the Aryan Brotherhood or the Cartels. Not a story anymore.

You got that right...Even the one of the DA victims son was calling this terrorism and all LE should be very concerned...

Seem to be another case of a disgruntled employee.

36 posted on 04/14/2013 12:33:22 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: servo1969

The judge became a ‘suspect’ hours after it was discovered. The police were doing their job while the media speculated it could be white supremacists or something.

I really hate the media.


37 posted on 04/14/2013 12:39:13 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Chasaway

“That was my thought, too. However, Kaufman County Observer, a local paper calls him “Republican Justice of the Peace Judge Eric Williams”.”

That piece of information will not serve to increase the number of posts on the thread.


38 posted on 04/14/2013 12:54:24 PM PDT by OKRA2012
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
I guess the X Federal Prosecutor that resigned in fear for his life will be flipping burgers at McDonalds?

Maybe he knew it was one of his own and didn't want any part of it.

39 posted on 04/14/2013 12:59:33 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Enterprise; sickoflibs; Liz

The killer WAS political person or he wouldn’t have had the job he had... WAS HE A DEMOCRAT?

Since it’s not mentioned we can assume he was an active democrat... and the friggin ‘press’ will drop this story like a hot potato...

Where’s the scramble to tie his killing to his political beliefs now? God the jerks at the New York Times are soooo predictable.


40 posted on 04/14/2013 1:10:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
so it wasn't white supremacists or tea partiers ?? lol shocking! /s

That's the ONLY reason the press was interested in this story. They were praying it would be someone they could hate as much as Zimmerman... Well, if they prayed AND if Zimmerman had just been a little whiter... I doubt the MSM will work at drawing connections between his being a violent killer and his liberal beliefs... Nah, that's not what the Washington Post wants to write about...

The New York Times doesn't think it's fit to print anymore either - doesn't fit their preconceived notions...

41 posted on 04/14/2013 1:15:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: reagandemocrat; SandRat; neverdem
“Williams to be a ‘nice guy’ who was known in the neighborhood for riding around town in his Segway.” He rode a Segway Human Individual Transport? LOL.

Left wing environmental extremest? That's a dangerous bunch - the NEW YORK TIMES WILL RUN WITH THIS STORY NOW.../s

42 posted on 04/14/2013 1:29:35 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: GeronL; servo1969
The judge became a ‘suspect’ hours after it was discovered. The police were doing their job while the media speculated it could be white supremacists or something. I really hate the media.

Wait a minute here.

Who is the media made up of?

Ya got former prosecutors and others playing TV commentators.

Here is video of a former prosecutor, judge, elected official and District Attorney clearly implying or suggesting the Aryan Brotherhood was involved.

Judge Jeanine: 'Maybe' Texas DA Murder 'About Business And Not Ideology'

43 posted on 04/14/2013 1:33:30 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MV=PY
What the heck is this clown wearing? Are those terrycloth Segway clothes?

No, that's his mug shot.

Occasionally the cops will zip a suspect up in body bag type suit/clothing to preserve (seal in) evidence. It appears to be the case here.

mug shot

44 posted on 04/14/2013 1:43:26 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: servo1969

Holy turf battle, Batman!


45 posted on 04/14/2013 2:15:34 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: dragnet2
Occasionally the cops will zip a suspect up in body bag type suit/clothing to preserve (seal in) evidence. It appears to be the case here.

I had no idea (guess I'll have to get arrested more often).

Do you mean evidence like clothing? Chemicals on the skin? Or maybe the suspect is hiding something on their person?

46 posted on 04/14/2013 2:19:56 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it)
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To: dragnet2
NBC was gong to send a crew down to cover the killing of the century... proof positive that the Southern Poverty Law Center was telling the truth about 'right wing' crazies...

But now that's is one more killing by some democrat?

NBC has lost interest in the story. NBC and the Washington Post might as well be part of the NAZI propaganda machine... they're that creepy. The New York Times will be calling their crews back too - it's not a story when the killers' a liberal...

47 posted on 04/14/2013 2:39:40 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: Chasaway; PAR35
"Republican challenger Eric Williams defeated 18-year incumbent Democrat Johnny Perry to win the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace race in Tuesday’s General Election."

That was my thought, too. However, Kaufman County Observer, a local paper calls him "Republican Justice of the Peace Judge Eric Williams".

My fault... I keep on trying to forget how long the GOP made us (and continues to make us) accountable for the Charlie Crist, Arlen Specter and Mike Bloomberg "Republicans" - even when practically all FReepers knew what they were all along.

Segway Republican... that's a laugh!

48 posted on 04/14/2013 2:44:58 PM PDT by drpix
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To: MV=PY

Anything.


49 posted on 04/14/2013 4:33:04 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: nomad

Or the Tea Party.


50 posted on 04/14/2013 4:36:51 PM PDT by Dante3
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