Man, Texas has a Nasty History of illegal Killings by Mobs! Over 700 Lynchings!

https://www.lynchingintexas.org/items/tags

Cattle, Horse Stealing and Fence-Cutting got you stone cold dead.

https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/lynching

https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/south-texas-el-paso/news/2021/01/26/website-documents-over-700-lynchings-in-texas