Texas Man Acquitted of Killing Escort for Withholding Sex

Thanks to a twisted interpretation of a Lone Star State law that approves the use of deadly force to retrieve stolen property at night, a San Antonio man has gotten away with killing a woman he paid for sex. On Christmas Eve 2009, Ezekiel Gilbert shot 23-year-old Craigslist escort Lenora Ivie Frago, who was paralyzed and died seven months later, after she took his $150 but did not sleep with him. “I sincerely regret the loss of the life of Ms. Frago,” said Gilbert following his acquittal. “I’ve been in a mental prison the past four years of my life. I have nightmares. If I see guns on TV where people are getting killed, I change the channel.” And whose fault is that, exactly?

Texas Man Acquitted of Killing Escort