Texas Justice Of The Peace Killed Prosecutors, Wife Says

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The wife of a disgraced Texas justice of the peace confessed Wednesday to involvement in the murder of Kaufman County’s district attorney, his wife and another prosecutor, after saying her husband had shot the three in apparent retaliation for his conviction on theft charges.

Kim Lene Williams, 46, confessed to involvement in the killings of Kaufman county prosecutor Michael McLelland, his wife Cynthia and Texas prosecutor Mark Hasse. Williams told police her husband, Eric Williams, had shot all three victims, according to an affidavit released by...
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