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‘He Got What He Deserved’: Texas Dad Beats His Daughter’s Molester to Death
TheBlaze ^ | 06/11/2012 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 06/11/2012 3:48:32 PM PDT by izzatzo

A Texas father beat a man to death after catching him molesting his four-year-old daughter in a horse barn, The Houston Chronicle reports. The incident happened Saturday evening near Shiner, Texas.

Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon identified the victim as a 47-year-old man from Gonzales, Texas. He was reported dead at the scene, however, his name will not be released until his next of kin is notified

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Something to be said for timely vigilantism. I'll have another Shiner Bock.
1 posted on 06/11/2012 3:48:35 PM PDT by izzatzo
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To: izzatzo

Since when is stopping a crime in progress vigilantism!?!


2 posted on 06/11/2012 3:50:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: izzatzo
The 47-year old man was not the vic he was the perp.

The 47-yr olds beating was not a chargeable crime. Judge Roy Bean Just announced the Bar is Open and he's buying.

3 posted on 06/11/2012 3:53:20 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: izzatzo

Good for this dad!


4 posted on 06/11/2012 3:56:03 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: Heart of Georgia

We need a few more pervs beat to death, then maybe the rest will get the hint.


5 posted on 06/11/2012 3:58:55 PM PDT by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: izzatzo

Give the Citizen/Father a medal!


6 posted on 06/11/2012 3:58:58 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: SandRat

Judge Roy P. Bean’s logic (once actually used in the case of the murder of a Chinese railroad laborer - or so the story is goes - details changed to fit the current case): “It’s against the law to kill a man. A sexual predator is not a man. Therefore, case dismissed.” After going through the deceased pockets, Bean then charged the dead individual the exact amount that the man had in his pockets for “court costs.”


7 posted on 06/11/2012 3:59:10 PM PDT by T Baden (Tenth Amendment Texan)
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To: izzatzo

“identified the victim as a 47-year-old man from Gonzales, Texas.”
Isn’t the victim here a 4yo girl?


8 posted on 06/11/2012 3:59:21 PM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: izzatzo

Sentence the dad to a CCW course. There are far more effective, but less satisfying, ways to deal with molesters.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 3:59:40 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: izzatzo

Not a thread police, but see these two threads for more comments. All different sources for the story.


Dad beats daughter’s alleged molester to death
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894049/posts

Father ‘beat man to death after catching him molest his four-year-old daughter’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2894140/posts


10 posted on 06/11/2012 4:00:22 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: izzatzo

This father saved a lot of children from being molested. Not just his daughter. I think I would have lost my mind if I were to witness that with my child.


11 posted on 06/11/2012 4:01:52 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: TigersEye

“any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.”

Above is a difinition of “vigilantism”—I think it fits this situation.


12 posted on 06/11/2012 4:06:20 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: izzatzo
I would have done the same thing.

This guy just saved a lot of kids from this perp.

Give him an attaboy award.

13 posted on 06/11/2012 4:06:56 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: izzatzo

I don’t. This is also covered by self defense laws.


14 posted on 06/11/2012 4:08:06 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: izzatzo

They are already describing the alleged molester as a “victim.” What is the fathers daughter going to do if her father ends up in prison for killing a member of a protected group. Will the father think it was worth killing the guy if it means his daughter has to grow up without him?


15 posted on 06/11/2012 4:09:20 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: izzatzo

Vigilantiism? I call it parenting.


16 posted on 06/11/2012 4:10:33 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: izzatzo; Lazamataz; marktwain; Joe Brower; Old Sarge

This might be the best story of 2012 so far.


17 posted on 06/11/2012 4:10:50 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (In the post-Zimmerman world, it may become prudent to carry a drop weapon if you CCW.)
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To: izzatzo

“...molesting his four-year-old daughter...”

I would have killed the POS....

After I had control of him, I probably would have made it a very slow, painful and horrifying death.


18 posted on 06/11/2012 4:13:07 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: izzatzo
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!
19 posted on 06/11/2012 4:13:12 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (In the post-Zimmerman world, it may become prudent to carry a drop weapon if you CCW.)
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To: jwalsh07

Exactly!


20 posted on 06/11/2012 4:14:20 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: izzatzo

Taking the law into your own hands while defending yourself or an innocent from an aggressor is lawful.


21 posted on 06/11/2012 4:15:20 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: vpintheak
This father saved a lot of children from being molested.

This little girl, I would bet, was NOT his first victim. But it is his last.

22 posted on 06/11/2012 4:15:29 PM PDT by nonsporting
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To: izzatzo

The 47 year old victim????? The only victim here is the four year old girl, and possibly her father.


23 posted on 06/11/2012 4:16:19 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: voicereason
We need a few more pervs beat to death, then maybe the rest will get the hint.

"Yes they [pedophiles} deserve to die and I hope they burn in Hell!"

24 posted on 06/11/2012 4:18:44 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (In the post-Zimmerman world, it may become prudent to carry a drop weapon if you CCW.)
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To: izzatzo
“any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.” Above is a difinition of “vigilantism”—I think it fits this situation.

Nope.

25 posted on 06/11/2012 4:19:38 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: T Baden

Why would you choose one of the more disgusting episodes in American history to compare this too? Bean’s declaring that it was ok to kill a Chinaman (his word) because they weren’t actually human beings, is a far cry from the beating of a man caught in the act of molesting a four year old.


26 posted on 06/11/2012 4:19:44 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: chessplayer

Perp obviously “no habla ingish”. Its Shiner, Texas, dude. No DA there will be charging, if he even takes it to Grand Jury, it’ll be No Billed, count on it.


27 posted on 06/11/2012 4:19:50 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: DCBryan1

Reminds me very much of that movie!


28 posted on 06/11/2012 4:24:22 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: nonsporting

Yep. No chance to rape any more little kids.


30 posted on 06/11/2012 4:27:13 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: izzatzo

Not by my definitions. If he had heard about the molesting afterwards and then went looking for that guy...THAT would be vigilantism. Catching him in the act and then stopping that act with extreme force is not vigilantism.


31 posted on 06/11/2012 4:27:18 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: X-spurt

Lucky for the father he’s in TX, not in CA or MA.


32 posted on 06/11/2012 4:27:22 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: izzatzo

i would have killed him
and nobody would ever know about it
and nobody would ever find the body


33 posted on 06/11/2012 4:28:44 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: T Baden

what is wrong with you?


34 posted on 06/11/2012 4:29:11 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: elkfersupper

All the Dad needs to do is claim the perp’s death was the accidental result of defending his defenseless daughter. The pervert’s death was not his intention. The adrenalin kicked in and there you go.

Don’t give a zealous whoring DA any room to charge revenge. Play dumb, humble and pretend to be sad the creep is where he belongs.


35 posted on 06/11/2012 4:30:05 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: Signalman

Indeed. In CA or MA, public schools would been having days where they “honor” and “mourn” the molester.


36 posted on 06/11/2012 4:30:07 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Signalman
Lucky for the father he’s in TX, not in CA or MA.

One of my ex-patients who lived in Chicago shot a man who was raping her eleven year old.

She told him to stop, and he didn't, so she shot him.

In court, she was urged to state that she was sorry, and wished she had not killed the man. She said, "If I had to do it over again, I'd shoot that bastard again."

She was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

37 posted on 06/11/2012 4:35:57 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I will vote for Romney to get Obama out of the White House..)
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To: izzatzo
Really bad post.....

I've been a dumb ass many times...and I know a dumb ass post...when I see one.

FWIW- I have two girls. They are grown now, and gone. IF, I was to come across what this father came across....I'm damn sure I'd try to kill them...until someone tried to stop me.

And I know it wouldn't be vigilantism.

38 posted on 06/11/2012 4:40:08 PM PDT by Osage Orange (God is my Co-Pilot.)
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To: izzatzo

If this dad who beat the perv to death is given prison time, he, more than likely, will NOT be bothered in prison by the inmates.

Cons hate two people with a vengeance: Rats and Child Molesters


39 posted on 06/11/2012 4:41:36 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: TigersEye

Bingo.


40 posted on 06/11/2012 4:44:54 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: izzatzo

Stopping a crime in progress by lethal force is not the same as avenging said crime after the fact.

Vocabulary fail: no soup for you.


41 posted on 06/11/2012 4:47:20 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: izzatzo
This isn't Sanford, Florida, where they have a crazy psycho women's libber RINO prosecutor. Child molesters are sad everywhere. Even if the Father gets sent to prison, the prisoners will have the highest respect for him.
42 posted on 06/11/2012 4:56:23 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: TigersEye

I believe we have a legal defense here in the Great State of Texas....based on the theory the “he deserved killin!” This definately applies. I predict a no-bill or a not guilty verdict unless the father is white and the perp is black in which case the fake-Revs will descend on Texas and bring the Twayna circus to town - then who knows. I’ll bet the perp will be “undocumented” given the locale of the crime however.


43 posted on 06/11/2012 4:58:49 PM PDT by Froggie
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To: Froggie

If I’m Gov Perry I pardon him before the trial...save the taxpayers and send the message that in Texas you don’t Mess with our Kids!


44 posted on 06/11/2012 5:01:00 PM PDT by Froggie
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To: izzatzo
Not especially easy to beat a man to death with your fists. Dad must have either known how to throw a punch (training? natural athlete?), hit him in a vulnerable area (larynx? temple?), used a rock or a stick, or got him on the ground an kicked the stuffing out of him (abdomen-->ruptured liver? head-->bleed?).

The guy could have also had a heart attack out of fear...be interesting to see what the coroner says...at any rate, not guilty.

45 posted on 06/11/2012 5:01:12 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: sockmonkey

She was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

A lamentable miscarriage of justice. Hope she is doing ok.


46 posted on 06/11/2012 5:03:56 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: izzatzo

I woulda killed him twice.


47 posted on 06/11/2012 5:05:38 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: izzatzo

He’s freaking lucky the Mother didn’t get there first. He would have only wished he was dead.


48 posted on 06/11/2012 5:09:24 PM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: TigersEye

“Since when is stopping a crime in progress vigilantism!?!”

It’s not, by itself, wrong, when the crime is in progress.
The big key here is to be sorry that the offender ultimately died from the fight, and move on.

However, holding grudges and continuing to hate the person after the act is being unforgiving,


49 posted on 06/11/2012 5:15:02 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: izzatzo

I would have done the same thing, if a firearm wouldn’t have been within easy reach. I predict jury nullification in this case. The DA is probably scared to death of taking this thing to court. I’m sure there will be some very generous deals offered to the defense.


50 posted on 06/11/2012 5:15:26 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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