AUSTIN (April 10, 2013)—Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday named Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney to replace slain Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland.
McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, were found shot to death in their home March 30, two months after Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was gunned down outside the Kaufman County Courthouse.
No arrests have been made in either case.
Wiley, who’s judge of Kaufman County’s Court at Law, will serve until the 2014 general election.
She’s an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas, and a former supervising attorney for the Dallas County...