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Texas father kills man trying to sexually assault daughter, police say
foxnews.com ^ | June 11, 2012

Posted on 06/16/2012 4:32:24 PM PDT by Albion Wilde

A Texas father has not been arrested and is unlikely to face charges after he beat a man to death for trying to molest his 4-year-old daughter at their rural ranch, authorities said Monday.

Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon said... the victim was a 47-year-old man from Gonazles with no apparent prior criminal history.... an "acquaintance" of the father who had come to help care for some horses...

The father called police late Saturday afternoon and told them he attacked a man caught trying to sexually assault his daughter, Harmon said. The alleged attack happened near a barn where some horses were being kept.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: childrape; childsexabuse; molest; texas
Stand your ground, and stand your baby daughter's ground.
1 posted on 06/16/2012 4:32:31 PM PDT by Albion Wilde
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To: Albion Wilde

Old news for Breaking News.

Or is this another case?


2 posted on 06/16/2012 4:39:46 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Albion Wilde
Stand your ground, and stand your baby daughter's ground.

About 25 years ago, I heard a man testifying at his own murder trial in Texas. They asked him, "Why did you kill him?" The answer was short and to the crux of the issue, "He needed killin." At the end of the day, that is the only justifiable case for homicide.

This sick bastard attacked a little girl. He most definitely needed killin.

3 posted on 06/16/2012 4:39:56 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Albion Wilde

As I’ve said before regarding this story, I’m very happy that there is no arrest in this case. It would be a travesty of justice to arrest this man.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 4:40:16 PM PDT by samtheman (If we want Obamugabe out, we must vote him out.)
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To: Albion Wilde

I really wish I could have “caught” the man touching my daughter instead of it having to be reported and letting the courts decide the sentence. All he got was 3 months and 5,000 fine. He hasn’t completed his mandatory classes and instead of throwing the book at him, they just give him more time to finish. It’s better if you can take care of it yourself, the children aren’t the main concern anymore...the criminal is!


5 posted on 06/16/2012 4:40:45 PM PDT by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Albion Wilde

“... the victim was a 47-year-old man from Gonazles with no apparent prior criminal history “

The little girl was the *Victim*...

The perp was the *Perp*...

The father was the *Hero*....


6 posted on 06/16/2012 4:44:39 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: trussell

Oh, I am so very sorry. He will get his eventually, but I can only imagine how unjust it must feel to you at present.


7 posted on 06/16/2012 4:50:14 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Albion Wilde

Adding info

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2895914/posts?

Lavaca County authorities on Friday identified the 47-year-old man who was caught molesting a girl and then beaten to death by the child’s father.

Jesus Mora Flores was killed on the afternoon of June 9 on a rural farm pasture on County Road 302 between Shiner and Yoakum.

In a press release issued Friday, authorities said Flores was attempting to sexually assault the girl, whose age was corrected by officials Friday to be 5 years old.

“When emergency medical personnel arrived, Jesus Mora Flores’ pants and underwear were down and the man’s genitals were exposed,” said Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon, who was quoted in a press released issued by District Attorney Heather McMinn.

Flores had been hired by the child’s father to care for horses on the property, according to a neighbor.

A public records search shows no permanent address for Flores in Lavaca County.

The press release also confirms that law enforcement officials discovered a witness to the attacks, but does not identify that person.

Investigators found that “a witness observed Jesus Mora Flores forcibly carrying a 5-year-old child off to a secluded area, the witness ran for help and alerted the child’s father.”

The father then heard the child’s scream and ran to help her, the release said. The father then “immediately removed Jesus Mora Flores from on top of his child” and inflicted “several blows” to the man’s head and neck area.

The release stated that all of the physical evidence and witness statements in the case corroborated the father’s statement.

Harmon said Flores was not in the United States illegally and possessed a permanent resident card - more widely known as a green card.

The sheriff said his office has been working with Mexican Consulate officials to locate Flores’ family.

Complete results of the autopsy conducted in Travis County are not expected for several weeks.

Harmon said the girl’s family and father have cooperated with authorities.

McMinn said in the press release that Harmon “made the right decision in not arresting the father at the time of the incident.”

The girl’s father remains remorseful about Flores’ death, said Harmon, who said he expects a grand jury to hear the case next week.

“This case has been very traumatizing on the child, her father and his entire family,” he said.


8 posted on 06/16/2012 4:50:36 PM PDT by deport
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To: Albion Wilde
More:


(CNN) -- A grand jury will weigh whether charges should be filed against a Texas father who killed a man he found sexually abusing his daughter, local authorities said.

According to the Lavaca County Sheriff's Office, the 23-year-old father and his family were enjoying a barbecue last Saturday at their ranch on Shiner's outskirts where they keep horses and chickens.

His young daughter had gone off toward the barn, to feed the chickens... Then her father heard screaming and ran. He found a 47-year-old man in the act of sexually abusing his daughter, according to Sheriff Micah Harmon.

The father stopped the alleged abuser, then pounded him repeatedly in the head....

Authorities have identified the man killed as Jesus Mora Flores. He was an acquaintance of the family, known for his horse-grooming abilities, Harmon said.



Small Texas community stands by man who killed daughter's alleged abuser
In a community that prides itself as being peaceful, a place where things like this just don't happen, there is a sweeping consensus that justice was served....

"Any father would have done that," [said] Michael James Veit, whose son graduated with the father from Shiner High School in 2007 and who now lives across the road from the ranch where the killing took place... "Everybody is saying the father is justified."

9 posted on 06/16/2012 4:51:38 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Albion Wilde

Has nothing to do with “stand your ground”.

The Texas Rangers investigated, no charges were brought. Case closed. And I have the utmost confidence in the judgement of the Rangers.

This will now disappear off the MSM radar screen.

The Illegal Perp is dead. End of future threats.

May the father, daughter and family all regain the privacy of their lives in order to deal with this.


10 posted on 06/16/2012 4:51:53 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: deport

Several other threads on the topic if anyone is interested in the comments thereon.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2895014/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894724/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894213/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894173/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894140/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894049/posts


11 posted on 06/16/2012 4:55:18 PM PDT by deport
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To: deport
“When emergency medical personnel arrived, Jesus Mora Flores’ pants and underwear were down and the man’s genitals were exposed,” said Lavaca County Sheriff...

O.M.G.! Sickening! And with the family right nearby -- this perv had a death wish, all right.

12 posted on 06/16/2012 4:55:45 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Albion Wilde; All

UPDATE:....the original story listed the victim ID as pending notification of next of kin.....latest I heard they are looking in MEXICO.


13 posted on 06/16/2012 4:57:25 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Doogle

Harmon said Flores was not in the United States illegally and possessed a permanent resident card - more widely known as a green card.

The sheriff said his office has been working with Mexican Consulate officials to locate Flores’ family.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2896117/posts?page=8#8


14 posted on 06/16/2012 5:01:18 PM PDT by deport
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To: Doogle

I was reading the story in the Victoria, Tx (Where the child was taken to the hospital) paper and several of the comments said he was an illegal alien.


15 posted on 06/16/2012 5:18:22 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Albion Wilde

The father did what he had to do, end of story.


16 posted on 06/16/2012 5:35:40 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: Albion Wilde

Does the perpetrator resemble Obama’s son, if he had one?


17 posted on 06/16/2012 5:52:13 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Albion Wilde

The victim was the guy’s little girl.

The guy admitting he isn’t fit to live was the perpetrator.


18 posted on 06/16/2012 6:02:33 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: deport

Think it might be a false green card? Probably not his true name.


19 posted on 06/16/2012 6:03:04 PM PDT by Kozy (Calling Al Gore)
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To: Albion Wilde
A Texas father has not been arrested and is unlikely to face charges...

As it should be.

20 posted on 06/16/2012 6:08:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Albion Wilde; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; All
Shiner, Texas isn't far north of me. Population around two thousand. Shiner beer is popular around this area. Anyone would attack a man assaulting their 4 year old daughter. He isn't guilty of anything but saving his daughter from assault.


21 posted on 06/16/2012 6:10:54 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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To: deport

Thanks for those links, deport. Prayers for the girl and her father. What a good man — and so young. He sired her when he was only 18 or 19. But when push came to shove, he was her brave hero.


22 posted on 06/16/2012 6:16:16 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Albion Wilde

Back when I was a kid, we didn’t have to worry much about perverts sexually assaulting us, or even trying. Most of us had daddies who were combat veterans fresh off the battlefields of WWII, were toughened and armed, which really wasn’t necessary since they could kill with their bare hands. Any likely attackers were honestly afraid of the daddies; and there were fewer lowlifes like that then, as well as fewer avenues of visual perversion - illegals were non-existent.


23 posted on 06/16/2012 6:29:28 PM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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To: Albion Wilde

I was glad to see this made national news. Makes me proud to live in Texas.


24 posted on 06/16/2012 6:31:13 PM PDT by Ken the bugman
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To: hattend

There are updates to this case that were released today.


25 posted on 06/16/2012 6:31:18 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Albion Wilde

It feels more unjust to my daughter...not to mention, she is currently writing a letter to the parole board for the monster who raped me back in 1990. Every 3 years, he comes up eligible to have a parole hearing. She doesn’t have much faith in the legal system because of all this. I’m glad this daddy spared his daughter that pain!


26 posted on 06/16/2012 6:36:59 PM PDT by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Twinkie
Back when I was a kid, we didn’t have to worry much about perverts sexually assaulting us, or even trying. Most of us had daddies who were combat veterans fresh off the battlefields of WWII...

I'm from the same era. Yet, there were two dangerous people in our lovely middle-class suburb. One was a hermit who lived in the woods; the other was an adopted teenage girl who may have herself been a victim. Word got out fast to avoid going near either one.

Once the Good Humor man fondled one of the 12-year-old girls at the school bus stop, in front of several other kids. She kicked him with her sturdy oxford shoes directly between his butt cheeks, whereupon he fainted from pain. LOL!! Seems he had just had hemorrhoid surgery. The moron.

27 posted on 06/16/2012 6:39:51 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: trussell

Again, my heart goes out to you. God will repay. And I hope you receive some temporal justice, as well.


28 posted on 06/16/2012 6:41:58 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: trussell

“She doesn’t have much faith in the legal system because of all this.”

I can’t blame her. I don’t have a lot of faith in the judicial system either. I avoid the court system. Thank goodness this father doesn’t have to rely on the judicial system to decide if this pervert is guilty or innocent. The watch them hand him a “STET” and tell him to behave himself. Could you imagine? It’s done with and soon (With God’s grace and the grand jury’s common sense) the father will be free to heal with his little girl


29 posted on 06/16/2012 6:52:12 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Texas Fossil
The Illegal Perp is dead. End of future threats.

This perp's recidivism rate, contrary to what the psych community tells us, will be zero.

That should save Lavaca County MH a bundle on "treatment" and "counseling".

30 posted on 06/16/2012 7:01:26 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: HollyB
the father will be free to heal with his little girl

They'll have this: that Daddy really will be his little girl's great big hero. Mom, take care of that man.

He will reproach himself for having brought that filth onto his property.

31 posted on 06/16/2012 7:07:40 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: deport
The sheriff said his office has been working with Mexican Consulate officials to locate Flores’ family.

Yeah, call the family. Get the mother and her family priest to come get the body in person ...... she will burn, burn. Mexican society doesn't think any more of men like her son than we do.

32 posted on 06/16/2012 7:14:37 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
That little girl will grow up knowing her father truly protected her in the midse of danger. A hero for sure.

It is sad, however, but most of these types of crimes occur by someone familiar, a friend, family member, coach, etc. Most people never see it coming. It has been going on forever. Most children just never told anyone before. They were ashamed to embaress the family, etc. or just scared to say anything. But, parents are educating their children on this subject more and kids are finally talking. I'm glad that Law Enforcement, the legal & judicial system is waking up.

33 posted on 06/16/2012 7:17:28 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Twinkie

I have to disagree with you. I believe this was going on back then too. Chidren hid it more back then. Also, children were not educated on this subject. Actually, the subject was not discussed. Things were more ‘secret’. Perverts were better at getting away with it back then and they certainly do not have to be illegal immigrants. They were prestigious attorneys, pastors, next door neighbor who everyone loved, etc. It stings even worse when they are illegal immigrants, because they shouldn’t be here to begin with.


34 posted on 06/16/2012 7:30:42 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: deport

Let’s pray that the relatives in Mexico don’t try and sue the father for the death of the attacker...


35 posted on 06/16/2012 7:42:54 PM PDT by Engedi
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To: Engedi

At that point, It would be time to sick Sherrif Joe on them.

But, I don’t see that happening at all. He just brought complete humiliation to his family.


36 posted on 06/16/2012 7:55:19 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Albion Wilde

The morons who keep writing this story have this Mexican dirt-bag as the ‘’victim’’. He’s the (deceased) ‘’criminal’’. The child is the ‘’victim’’ here. The gist I get here is that this is an Anglo-Saxon(white) American father who killed a Mexican pervert.


37 posted on 06/16/2012 8:39:11 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Twinkie

Like your Bible reference. Mine, Proverbs 9;10.


38 posted on 06/16/2012 8:47:27 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa
The gist I get here is that this is an Anglo-Saxon(white) American father who killed a Mexican pervert.

In one of the other threads about this case, I read that the grandfather speaks haltingly in English. So it is possible that the father and little girl are also Hispanics. That part doesn't really matter to me. What matters is that this country treats child rape the same as shoplifting. It should be a capital offense at any age if there is force or terror; and absolutely no exceptions for a child below the age of majority.

39 posted on 06/16/2012 8:54:20 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: HollyB

Subject was “Daddy Defending Their Daughters”, as this daddy did.


40 posted on 06/17/2012 3:58:16 AM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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To: deport
the 47-year-old man who was caught molesting a girl and then beaten to death by the child’s father..... Jesus Mora Flores

We need justice for folks like Jesus Mora Flores. He was just a "kid" who wanted to make this country a destination for talent and ingenuity from all over the world! I am sure Jesus Mora Flores was a hardworking, responsible young immigrant who had grown up here or received advanced degrees here; and should have been given the right to vote this November. In fact, I hope his vote is counted this election anyway, even though he is now dead, because every vote matters. Instead of being murdered Trayvon-style by this typical White person, Jesus Mora Flores should have had the chance to become an American citizens, so that he could help grow our economy and start new businesses right here instead of someplace else. I am asking Attorney General Holder to launch a Justice Dept probe into the murder of this Hispanic man, who clearly had his civil rights violated.

41 posted on 06/17/2012 4:40:42 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Albion Wilde

“A Texas father has not been arrested and is unlikely to face charges...”

Ya gotta love Texas.


42 posted on 06/17/2012 5:02:52 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: SkyPilot

Interesting thing to note, in reference to the Trayvon case: this father didn’t mean to kill the guy. He just beat him with his hands, and the guy died. No gun involved.

Even if a person doesn’t MEAN to kill you, if they start beating your head you are in danger for your life.

The eyewitness testimony that Trayvon was banging Zimmerman’s head on the concrete, coupled with the injuries to Zimmerman’s head, are all the evidence necessary to decide that Zimmerman is innocent. Doesn’t matter who started it; at that point Zimmerman’s life was in danger and lethal force was justifiable.


43 posted on 06/18/2012 6:58:19 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: hattend

Seems like an update to the original story.

There should NOT be any charges against this father.


44 posted on 06/19/2012 9:27:46 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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