Governor Perry announces reward on Kaufman County murders


POSTED: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 10:47am

UPDATED: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 7:23am

Governor Perry announced that a cash reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible in the Kaufman county deaths of two prosecutors.

Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse and District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were killed in the last several months and authorities continue to investigate and follow leads as to those responsible for the crimes.

“Words cannot describe the shock and grief this community has suffered over the last several months. The criminals responsible for these murders will be caught, convicted and will pay the price for these horrific crimes,” Gov. Perry said. “I have full confidence that this investigation will lead to the conviction of whoever perpetrated these insidious crimes, and it is my hope and expectation that these rewards will help convince those who may be holding onto important information to come forward.”

Anyone with information that could be helpful to investigators is urged to call Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-847-7522 or email anonymous information to Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at

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