April 5th, 2013
09:38 PM ET

No new leads, suspects in Texas law enforcement murders

There are no new leads, no new suspects, and no end to the uneasiness in Kaufman County, Texas, over who gunned down their District Attorney and his wife.

A shaken community mourned the loss of Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia Friday as the couple was laid to rest. Their murders are part of a troubling trend across this country - a new spike of violence against law enforcement officials.

Texas judge mourns slain D.A.

McLelland's assistant DA, Mark Hasse was killed two months ago. His killer remains at large. Colorado's prison chief was murdered in his home last month. The man suspected in his death was killed in a shootout with police, but authorities are still looking for a member of a white supremacist group who may have been involved.

And a West Virginia sheriff was shot to death as he sat in his car eating lunch on Wednesday. His alleged killer is in the hospital after being shot by police.

Outfront tonight: George Howell is in Kaufman,Texas, with the latest on this small community that's very much on edge.

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