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Kaufman County (TX) DA and wife found shot to death, door kicked in.
Dallas Morning News ^ | 30 March 2013 | Staff reporter

Posted on 03/30/2013 8:36:18 PM PDT by batterycommander

Home > News > General News Breaking news: Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, wife reportedly found dead in home 879 60 0 6 AA Staff Photo/File 2013 Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife have been found fatally shot at their home. 1 of 2 Next Image FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: 30 March 2013 09:02 PM Related 2-9-13: Slain Kaufman County prosecutor Mark Hasse hailed at memorial service as champion of justice Kaufman County’s district attorney and his wife were found slain Saturday, raising fears their deaths may be part of a plot that included the slaying of an assistant district attorney in January. Kaufman Police Chief Chris Aulbaugh and other officials confirmed the reports that Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, had been shot at their home near Forney. Their deaths follow the Jan. 31 slaying of Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse. “It is a shock,” Aulbaugh said late Saturday. “It was a shock with Mark Hasse, and now you can just imagine the double shock and until we know what happened, I really can't confirm that it's related but you always have to assume until it's proven otherwise.” He said the Texas Rangers were helping with the investigation at the McLellands’ home in an unincorporated part of the county, but that the sheriff’s department will be leading the investigation. “Because have to treat it as related [to the Hasse investigation], we'll be working side by side again,” Aulbaugh said. Authorities were also working Saturday night to confirm that other employees in the Kaufman County's district attorney's office were safe, and they believed that they had confirmed that everyone was accounted for.

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Related to Hasse case?? Texas Aryan Nation??
1 posted on 03/30/2013 8:36:18 PM PDT by batterycommander
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To: batterycommander

Individual connected to the Mexican Drug Cartel in Mexico.


2 posted on 03/30/2013 8:39:24 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: batterycommander

It historically starts with things like this. What’s he, the 3rd in a few days?


3 posted on 03/30/2013 8:40:45 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: batterycommander

Ok, the prison warden in Colorado, now this guy and his wife. Give us 5 more years and the illegal flood will make us exactly like Mexico where prosecutors, mayors, police chiefs, cops, etc are all hunted down and corrupted with money, or executed.

Thanks Bush and Obama.


4 posted on 03/30/2013 8:43:19 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Patriot Babe

I live just a few miles from the scene. Drugs, though, seem to be somehow related to the case. Drugs are everywhere around here. Concealed carry is also big around here.


5 posted on 03/30/2013 8:44:16 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: batterycommander; wardaddy

Alice Baker can be a bitch .....


6 posted on 03/30/2013 8:44:30 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: DesertRhino

I would like to think that the Rangers would live up to their long ago reputation for integrity.
But that was long ago.


7 posted on 03/30/2013 8:51:10 PM PDT by glyptol
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To: batterycommander

Just damn. I have lived in Kaufman County since I was 4 years old. I am stunned speechless. Until tonight, I would have said this kind of stuff did NOT happen here. Now, I guess it does. Is it delated to ADA Mark Hasse’s murder 2 months ago? I don’t know. What I do know is if/when these rabid animals are caught, they should be put down IMMEDIATELY.


8 posted on 03/30/2013 8:52:52 PM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: batterycommander

I doubt it. Probably just a corrupt official that got taken out.

It’s not the guilty person that you go after that is a threat. It’s the innocent one... The guilty ones do their time, the innocent ones hold a grudge.


9 posted on 03/30/2013 8:53:15 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: batterycommander

Assault rifle used...
vhttp://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/03/30/kaufman-county-da-mike-mclelland-and-wife-found-dead/


10 posted on 03/30/2013 8:54:05 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: batterycommander

The door was kicked in. Anybody can do that unless you have an iron security door. I do.

You mentioned this was likely drug related...refresh my memory on the Hasse case, was he recently prosecuting a big drug case? My guess is this is mexican cartel work.


11 posted on 03/30/2013 8:54:24 PM PDT by Dysart ( Democracy is the road to socialism-- Karl Marx)
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To: Norm Lenhart

What has been going on in Mexico for years is now starting to happen here.


12 posted on 03/30/2013 8:54:31 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: batterycommander

Assault rifle huh? That was quick work. Btw that article claims no forced entry.


13 posted on 03/30/2013 8:59:23 PM PDT by Dysart ( Democracy is the road to socialism-- Karl Marx)
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To: Dysart

I am guessing the local meth problem in Kaufman County is what’s behind this, not necessarily the Mexican drug problem.


14 posted on 03/30/2013 9:00:51 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Dysart

That’s See BS again.


15 posted on 03/30/2013 9:01:42 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: 3Fingas
What has been going on in Mexico for years is now starting to happen here.

They do bring their culture with them, unfortunately. But speaking as a liberal, they do vote democrat, so, border security is not important. Let em flood in by the millions. The more the better for the traitor party.
16 posted on 03/30/2013 9:03:53 PM PDT by ZX12R
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To: DesertRhino

It is time to allow only one appeal for prisoners on death row.


17 posted on 03/30/2013 9:06:08 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 3Fingas

Actually it would be more accurate to say it’s starting to be reported. I know a Mexican guy busted for a hit in So Cal in 2000. And that was FAR from the first. Thing was, he was the stereotype ‘great guy from/with a great family’. Except he actually WAS a good dude. Then money/drugs changed EVERYTHING.


18 posted on 03/30/2013 9:07:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: batterycommander

perhaps someone could translate the words,

Silver or Lead,

into Spanish


19 posted on 03/30/2013 9:07:51 PM PDT by RockyTx
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To: ZX12R

I know you are just using sarcasm, but there is more than a grain of truth to what you are saying.


20 posted on 03/30/2013 9:07:54 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: batterycommander

“the local meth problem in Kaufman County is what’s behind this, not necessarily the Mexican drug problem.”

Well, I’m up here in liberal yankee land, but I’m not sure there is some great wall between the local meth problems and the Mexican drug cartels, not in TX anyway.

I’m fairly sure the US is on track to become the largest third world nation in the West, I’m just glad I won’t live to see it.

Maybe we can still turn things around, but I’m not at all optimistic.


21 posted on 03/30/2013 9:08:57 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: batterycommander

Texans need to get their act together. If criminals realize that they can murder law and court officials with impunity, then the future does not look good for that state.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 9:09:11 PM PDT by seacapn
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To: ZX12R; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

(This list started out as the Breitbart ping list)...

23 posted on 03/30/2013 9:09:52 PM PDT by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them.)
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To: batterycommander

Meth used to be a local problem. Mexicans are taking over the supply and distribution, while we are told the border is as secure as it ever was.


24 posted on 03/30/2013 9:10:39 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Norm Lenhart

More reason than ever to have semi-auto rifles with magazines of standard 30 round capacity. If the Federal government won’t protect us, we will have to defend ourselves should that become necessary.


25 posted on 03/30/2013 9:10:44 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: 3Fingas

And it WILL become necessary. Always has, always will.


26 posted on 03/30/2013 9:11:33 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: batterycommander

Has to be. I am in Dallas and this is huge news here. A lot of people saying this evening this is not only orchestrated but LEO believes there is an active hit list.


27 posted on 03/30/2013 9:11:51 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: Squantos

Wow...reminds me of the Matthews bunch a bit


28 posted on 03/30/2013 9:12:47 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: batterycommander

I was working in Kaufman the other day. Parts of it reminded me of methville in the back roads of Mississippi and you go 5 blocks and there were beautiful homes. Starting Monday you are going to see squad cars parked in neighborhoods of all local D.A.’s homes.


29 posted on 03/30/2013 9:13:57 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: Dysart

Yes he was working on the Hasse case. He was very vocal about not resting until the people responsible for the murder were tried by Kaufman residents to the highest punishment possible of the law.

I’d sure hate to be his replacement in line.


30 posted on 03/30/2013 9:15:51 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: seacapn

Looks like every federal and state police agency is involved in investigating this case. Lotza police presence. Lotza traffic on the scanner in the area tonite. I think they are turning the screws on every source of info on the case to find out who did this.


31 posted on 03/30/2013 9:16:09 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Dysart

All the local networks sources are saying the door was kicked in.


32 posted on 03/30/2013 9:16:19 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: RockyTx

Plata o plomo


33 posted on 03/30/2013 9:17:41 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Graewoulf; et al

It is time to allow only one appeal for prisoners on death row.


Why?
Jury trial should be enough “Due Process”.


34 posted on 03/30/2013 9:30:34 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 ("Line; meet Sand"...ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS... It's still the law.)
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To: batterycommander

According to a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity, the door of the McLellands’ home appeared to have been kicked in.

“It is an awful scene, and there are shell casings everywhere,” the official said. “This is unprecedented. This is unbelievable. This is huge.”
__________________________________________________________

.... Hugh and Series!!!


35 posted on 03/30/2013 9:56:50 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Graewoulf
It is time to allow only one appeal for prisoners on death row.

I think we went through the full panoply of appeals back in the 50's, and arrest to execution took 3 to 4 years. Ultimately, we need to reinstate the kinds of things that worked back then.

36 posted on 03/30/2013 10:17:16 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: batterycommander

How ‘bout knocking off the jokes, alright? People in my neck of the woods are dead here, and yes, it is serious.


37 posted on 03/30/2013 10:36:35 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: DesertRhino

We aren’t there already?


38 posted on 03/30/2013 10:58:46 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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.... Hugh and Series!!!

Trying to be funny? Really?!?

39 posted on 03/30/2013 10:58:51 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Windflier; batterycommander

Agree. This is NOT a laughing thread.

At all.


40 posted on 03/30/2013 11:03:43 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: batterycommander

The only ones laughing are certain members of Daily Kos who even now are making fun of Texans and their gun mentality, even now when a dead DA and his wife are still lying in blood after a brutal murder.


41 posted on 03/30/2013 11:20:37 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Windflier
FBI statistics say most entries into a house are done by kicking in the front door. I have a heavy duty BuddyBar under my front door knob to reinforce the door so it can't be kicked open. It would take a lot of kicking to defeat that bar. Have an alarm door stop under the door so it screams if the door moves even a bit.

Hard to believe that DA didn't have a reinforced front door. A BuddyBar could have saved their lives.

How is your front door? Can it easily be kicked in? Yes, this is serious, no one is safe in that county until these bad guys are caught.

42 posted on 03/30/2013 11:22:56 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: 3Fingas; ZX12R

I live in neighborhood in Ft. Worth that has turned about 1/2 Hispanic over the years. Tonight, with the windows open I’ve heard gunfire 3 times so far and it’s quite for a Saturday night.


43 posted on 03/30/2013 11:28:34 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: Marcella
How is your front door? Can it easily be kicked in?

I think an intruder is more likely to break their foot trying to kick my door in than anything, but I keep Messrs Smith & Wesson right beside me after dark for such unannounced visits, just in case.

I was impressed by your earlier posts about your home defense set-up. You're just all sorts of bad news for an intruder :-)

44 posted on 03/30/2013 11:44:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: fella

Hey, It’s Easter Sunday. All those illegal invader, gang bangers are devout Catholics donchaknow.


45 posted on 03/30/2013 11:52:29 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Windflier
“I was impressed by your earlier posts about your home defense set-up. You're just all sorts of bad news for an intruder :-)”

Yes, but I haven't told you the way to keep zombies away. It's my own thought up method: Put broccoli all around your house. No one like broccoli, not even zombies, so they won't go near your house. I'm convinced this will work. However, it's good to have a machete near by for lopping off their heads if the broccoli doesn't work. :o)

46 posted on 03/31/2013 12:01:56 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: batterycommander
Live updates from WFAA Dallas TV
47 posted on 03/31/2013 12:06:15 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: RockyTx

plato o plombo?


48 posted on 03/31/2013 1:04:11 AM PDT by willyd
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To: Patriot Babe

The violence and revenge is moving north as the drug cartels carve-out more territory and eliminate those LEOs who get in their way. I wonder if the Colorado Prisons Director’s murder was inter-connected comehow, even though I read it was Ayran Nation guy who did it?


49 posted on 03/31/2013 3:35:04 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: batterycommander
I would assume the address was not publicly available. So, it isn't as if the terminators went to a public telephone booth and looked up the name.

A LEO subpoena of search engine requests for the DA's name, address and other personal info could be interesting.

A search of government agency requests for the DA's address could also be interesting. Then look for other likely connections as to how the address was identified.

50 posted on 03/31/2013 4:24:16 AM PDT by fso301
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