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Ep 99: Revenge in Kaufman County, Part I

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Episode  ·  1:22:27  ·  Oct 30, 2022


In 2013, Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was murdered in what appeared to be a retaliatory act related to his caseload. Local, state, and federal agencies joined together to find the people responsible. However, in his decades-long career, ADA Hasse had prosecuted hundreds of cases and locating the one connected to his murder would prove difficult.Sources:1.) Casey, K. (2018). In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders. William Morrow.2.) Emily, J. (2014, December 30). Wife of convicted Kaufman County killer sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Dallas Morning News. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/07/29/wife-of-convicted-kaufman-county-killer-sentenced-to-40-years-in-prison/3.) Eric Lyle Williams v the State of Texas On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, No. 17-7603 (The Supreme Court of the United States).4.) Hargrove, B. (2013, May 2). The Killings in Kaufman. Dallas Observer. https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/the-killings-in-kaufman-64295835.) Heinz, F. (2013, April 2). Search warrant sheds light on McLelland investigation. NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/search-warrant-sheds-light-on-mclellan-investigation/2073056/6.) Hennessy-Fiske, M., & Pearce, M. (2013, April 1). Slayings of Texas prosecutors called unprecedented. Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-xpm-2013-apr-01-la-na-nn-texas-prosecutor-kaufman-county-20130401-story.html7.) Hernandez, S. (2021, September 21). Kaufman County DA recalls 2013 murders. The Courier of Montgomery County. https://www.yourconroenews.com/neighborhood/moco/news/article/Kaufman-County-DA-recalls-2013-murders-16475313.php8.) Interim Kaufman district attorney gets 24-hour security as authorities scramble for leads in slayings. (2013, April 3). The Dallas Morning News. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2013/04/03/interim-kaufman-district-attorney-gets-24-hour-security-as-authorities-scramble-for-leads-in-slayings/10.) Ford, D. (2013, March 27). Colorado governor: Shooting suspect Evan Ebel had “bad streak.” CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2013/03/26/us/evan-ebel-profile/index.html11.) Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, wife found dead in home. (2013, March 31). The Dallas Morning News. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2013/03/31/kaufman-county-district-attorney-mike-mclelland-wife-found-dead-in-home/ 12.) Mitchell, K. (2016, May 27). White supremacist gang conspired to kill Colorado prisons director, new documents allege. The Denver Post. https://www.denverpost.com/2016/05/27/white-supremacist-gang-conspired-to-kill-colorado-prisons-director-new-documents-allege/13.) Nicholson, E. (2013, April 15). Kaufman County murders: Eric Williams, a segway-riding justice of the peace, is the top suspect. Dallas Observer. https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/kaufman-county-murders-eric-williams-a-segway-riding-justice-of-the-peace-is-the-top-suspect-711580314.) Schlesinger, R. (2016, December 10). Target Justice. CBS News. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/target-justice-48-hours-probes-texas-prosecutor-killings-hasse-mclelland/ 15.) Timms, E., Eiserer, T., Emily, J., Sides, E., & Pruet, J. J. (2013, April 14). Complex picture arises of ex-Kaufman justice of peace eyed in case. The Dallas Morning News. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2013/04/14/complex-picture-arises-of-ex-kaufman-justice-of-peace-eyed-in-case/16.) Two challengers try to unseat Kaufman County district attorney accused of DWI. (2010, February 24). The Dallas Morning News. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2010/02/24/two-challengers-try-to-unseat-kaufman-county-district-attorney-accused-of-dwi/ 17.) Vendetta. (2015, February 27). In Dateline. NBC. https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/vendetta--part-2-499608131883Check out more All Crime No Cattle at our website allcrimenocattle.com.Visit our Patreon page to support the show and earn some awesome rewards: https://patreon.com/allcrimenocattle. Get some ACNC merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/all-crime-no-cattle-podcast-shop?ref_id=9435. Find us on Twitter: @ACNCpodcast and on Instagram: @allcrimenocattle. Tip Jar: https://paypal.me/allcrimenocattle.And always remember, crime is bigger in Texas, y'all!

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