Mayor William “Bill” Bohlke Dies in Apparent Donkey Attack

The mayor of a South Texas town has been found dead in an accident on his Atascosa County ranch last Monday.

According to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, Hollywood Park Mayor William “Bill” Bohlke was apparently attacked by a 500-pound donkey he kept at the ranch in Atascosa County, south of San Antonio.

His body was found Monday night during a search by deputies and relatives. Bohlke was 65.

A formal cause of death is pending.

Bohlke was elected mayor of Hollywood Park in May. Mayor Pro Tem Steve Phillips will serve as acting mayor of Hollywood Park, a town of about 3,000 is located 10 miles north of San Antonio.