Married lesbian couple arrested after 4-year-old son was mauled by 'starving' family dogs


Ashley (L) Jacob and Brittany Brooks
Ashley (L) Jacob and Brittany Brooks
By: William Martin  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A married lesbian couple was arrested after their son was left alone with the family dogs.

The couple of Texas, left their 4-year-old son alone as he was playing in the back yard on a trampoline.

Police officers were called to the family's home in El Paso, on reports of dogs attacking a boy.

Officers found the couple's 4-year-old son, Jacob Brooks, unresponsive in the back yard. He was pronounced dead after he was mauled by four dogs.

The arrest came after a report from El Paso Animal Services described how the family’s four dogs were starving and unsocialized when it attacked the boy.

29-year-old Ashley Brooks and her wife, Brittany Brooks, 27, were arrested and charged with injury to a child by omission, which is a second-degree felony.

There are being held in jail on $75,000 bond each.