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Ex-Kaufman JP Eric Williams and wife indicted for capital murder

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Ex-justice of the peace Eric Williams and wife Kim have been indicted for capital murder in the deaths of Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia and Mark Hasse.

The indictments were announced Thursday afternoon at a press conference in Kaufman County. Both could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Kaufman District Attorney's Office will not be involved in the prosecution. Two special prosecutors have been brought in to handle the case.

Both Williams' were arrested in April for the three killings. Kim Williams confessed to authorities and said her husband Eric was the gunman.

Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were murdered Easter weekend. Hasse was shot outside the Kaufman County Courthouse on January 31.

Kim Williams was the getaway driver for the Hasse slaying outside the county courthouse. Kim Williams was a passenger for the McLelland murders.

A storage facility Williams rented was filled with weapons and had a Crown Victoria that had been seen in the McLelland's neighborhood when they were gunned down.

According to a probable cause affidavit released when Williams was arrested for terroristic charges, Eric Williams sent an email that implied there would be another attack if various demands were not met. He lost his job in 2012 after stealing three computer monitors and being found guilty by a jury.

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