http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2012/06/dad-beats-daughters-alleged-molester-to-death/ Can you say no-bill? If I were on the jury, there's just no way I'd indict him. If we're not permitted to use this kind of force in defense of our children, when would we ever be permitted to use any force at all? A father who said he saw a man molesting his 4-year-old daughter behind a barn in Lavaca County apparently beat the man to death Saturday afternoon, officials said. (snip) 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.