Few clues in Texas prosecutor killings
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife were found slain last week, two months after his chief felony prosecutor was killed.
April 2nd, 2013
04:19 AM ET

Few clues in Texas prosecutor killings

The manhunt for whoever gunned down two local prosecutors faces a steep battle, even with a deluge of local, state and federal authorities scouring for clues.

Law enforcement sources say investigators are starting from scratch, with no leads in deaths of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, CNN affiliate WFAA reported.

Nor do officials have any further ideas on who killed McLelland's chief felony prosecutor, Mark Hasse, who was shot to death outside the county courthouse in January.

But justice officials across the state are on high alert, unsure if or when a similar strike might occur.

"This, I think, is a clear concern to individuals who are in public life, particularly those who deal with some very mean and vicious individuals whether they're white supremacy groups or drug cartels that we have," Texas Gov. Rick Perry said.

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