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Well it's pretty obvious -- that Maria and so there it is law enforcement community is unnerving to -- community at large and as well we're we're strategy to.
-- and sure.
The community that we are.
-- providing public safety and we'll we'll be able to do that we're leading all of our obligations.
-- clearly investigating it's -- That's concerned lots of questions in this Texas community after district attorney and his wife for gunned down in their own home.
Mike and Cindy McClellan were found dead over this weekend just two months after one of his -- the colleague of the DA the assistant DA.
Was shot dead in broad daylight outside the Kaufman county courthouse.
Police are ramping up protecting.
Prosecutors across Texas as one official says he's murders were not random -- who -- they looking for.
And this crime bill Mary Ellen O'Toole is a former FBI profiler she's gonna talk to us a little bit about that so.
-- ailing great to have you back with us is always you say this is -- -- a really a high risk crime and that tells us something about the.
Individual or individuals.
That are behind it what is it tell us.
When I say it's a high risk crime I mean -- it's high risk to go in to.
The victims' homes.
During a time of day where there are other people around you don't know who's coming you don't know who's going.
There had been -- a security detail there prior to this shooting.
So the offenders taking a lot of risk to get at those.
Offenders and so that that suggest to us just how important.
Those victims -- to him but it also sends a very frightening message it says.
Listen you can be in your comfort zone but we are still going to get you and that's.
If you have access to the files -- these two officials the DA in the assistant DA.
What would you be looking for because law enforcement says -- -- that first murder they really have no leads specifically as to who is responsible for these murders.
Well I would be looking for a variety but let.
Let me just zero in on on the gang influence that's been suggested here and I'd be looking for.
An individual may -- that others -- have described as more of a puppet master and by that I mean someone who is pulling the strings.
Behind the -- gangs are notoriously not democratic they are are.
Run are ruled by one or two people but.
But this kind of -- crime suggests that you have one person who's making the decisions.
About who will go out who will be the hit -- And the motive seems to be good to be in in some respects personal.
It also suggests from the most recent shooting.
That the puppet master the person that's pulling the strings may also be fairly thin skin.
The sheriff commented about a month ago that he will go and he will pull out the person responsible from the hole.
And bring them back to their county.
And actually use the word scum and said I hope you're watching us and then within a month this year and his wife -- murdered so.
If the puppet master our people around him are thin skin.
That would certainly be up personality trait.
For this individual who's also probably very events all our rebounds fall.
-- to take a look at -- to consider when you're looking at the suspects interesting to -- has -- that our viewers might be familiar with another murder that happened in the state of Colorado for the prison chief there.
And there was demand in between their murder in January -- the assistant DA and this murder of the DA in Kaufman county.
I prison -- -- murdered in Colorado in the suspect in that case.
Was -- back to Texas and was killed by police.
Roughly about two hours away from Kaufman county.
So they were able to talk to this man they don't really know if there's any connection and all Mary -- between the murder in Colorado.
And that -- suspects' connection to this white supremacist group.
And these two murders in Kaufman county what do you make of it would you look per connection here.
-- certainly look for a connection I wouldn't rule out.
What we called parallel.
Avenues of investigation.
Looking for other explanations.
But I would certainly at the same time be looking for.
How the -- could be connected to.
All of those events but that would not be single focus -- -- is always great to have your expertise thank you for the time again today you're welcome.
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