Identity of Toddler Mauled to Death By Pit Bull Released

By: Nicole Morten Email
By: Nicole Morten Email

According to reports, the death of 23-month-old Jace Paul Valdez is being ruled as an accident caused by the mauling. The toddler was inside his grandparents' home when he was mauled to death by the family dog Saturday night.

His 45-year-old grandmother was the only adult present at the time. Her name has not been released, but she was hospitalized for emotional trauma. Meanwhile, his mother is said to have been visiting friends in Spring when the attack occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday night; his father was reportedly working out of state.

The case remains under investigation to determine whether criminal charges will be filed. News 3 will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

To view the original story, copy and paste the link in your browser.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 137543178 -
Gray Television, Inc.