Lillian Stiles

Facts

On November 25, 2005 five dogs belonging to Jose Hernandez got loose. They escaped their pen, which was behind a short fence, only three feet tall. These were pit bull – Rottweiler mixes — the two breeds of dog that have been responsible for over half of the canine inflicted human deaths in recent years. […]
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Criminal Case

Like the prosecutors in the Diane Whipple case, the district attorney here found the existing laws to be inadequate. There was and is no state law that specifically addresses canine-inflicted homicides (i.e., deaths of humans, caused by dogs). (For proposed changes to the dog bite law of Texas, see Texas on this web site.) Texas […]
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