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Dad accused of beating daughter’s alleged molester to death

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A father who said he saw a man molesting his 4-year-old daughter behind a barn apparently beat the man to death Saturday afternoon, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The death occurred about 3:45 p.m. at a horse barn near Shiner, Texas, about 127 miles west of Houston, said Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon.

Harmon said the victim, a 47-year-old Gonzales man, died at the scene. His name has not been released because his next of kin has not yet been notified of the death.

No arrests have been made in the case. Harmon said a grand jury will probably determine what, if any charges, will be filed.

Harmon said the father and daughter were at their barn with several other people to groom and care for horses there. The victim came with some of the other people, but was not well-known, if all, to the father and child.

The group later heard the girl screaming behind the barn, Harmon said. Her father ran to see what was wrong and said he saw the man allegedly sexually assaulting the child. While pulling the man away from the girl, he hit the man several times in the head, Harmon said.

The girl was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and to have tests done to determine if a sexual assault occurred. She was released later.

An autopsy will be performed on the victim to determine what caused his death.

–Dale Lezon, Houston Chronicle

Categories: General
Francisca Ortega

14 Responses

  1. Vanessa says:

    I got confused and had to re-read several times because “the victim” is the little girl, not the rapist!

  2. AJ says:

    How do we come up with a headline with the term “Dad accused”? The man has been neither accused or arrested for anything. Creating news again are we?

  3. good for him…one less perv to be fed and clothed in our prison system….should be the rule of thumb on how to rid society of these pervs!

  4. beannazi says:

    “Victim”?? The only victim in this story was the little girl. The thing that was killed should have been called “sub-human”.

  5. Alan says:

    Finally. News with a happy ending!

  6. Lucia W says:

    This father deserves a medal. This molester served notice on society and got better than he deserved. He will rot in hell.

  7. truth and justice says:

    This father is a true HERO . He should have a statue erected in his honor. The child molesting perp’s carcass should be fed to the pigs.

  8. bobbi says:

    Thank God this father heard what was going on and ended the life of this man that would have only gone on to continue to hurt and destroy other children. I hope that father has not one bit of remorse, these sick individuals ruin the lives and relationships of those they hurt.

  9. mariahsdad says:

    Sad story, but can’t really say I blame Dad at all. . .no winners here. But glad the innocent was protected for once . . .my family will be praying for ALL involved.

  10. BIG DADDY says:

    SICK PIECE OF SCUM OF THE EARTH NO GOOD GARBAGE!!! FATHER SHOUKLD HAVE TORTURED AND CHOPPED GARBAGE UP! NOT UNTIL DAUGHTER WAS NOT AROUND BUT ….SO DISGUSTED WITH THESEW MOLETSRES I CANNOT EVEN KEEP TRAIN OF THOUGHT OR SPELL PROPERLY~!!!! BYE!

  11. Roger says:

    They should hold a parade for this man…then let him visit Sandusky and make that situation sqaure.

  12. ray rivera says:

    The man reacted like any loving father protecting his children,family this is a cut and dry situation, grand jury My A** It’s a done deal , let the lord get a hold of him now!Bastard!

  13. kate says:

    Here is where “stand your ground” laws apply. If this man was truly molesting this little girl, he got what he deserved from the father.
    And I am a liberal.

  14. Rose says:

    The father went temporarily insane after seeing such a thing,automatically killing the man afterward does not surprise me. A father is the protector of his family; it’s been that way from day one on this earth.