During this incident, Pinyan sustained internal injuries including a perforated colon. Retrieved February 13, — via Internet Archive. After Pinyan died, the authorities used his driver's license to find acquaintances and relatives. The prosecutor's office says no animal cruelty charges were filed because there was no evidence of injury to the horses. An effect of the repeal was that bestiality became legal in the state of Washington. Tait and Thomason admitted to engaging in sex acts with a horse. Retrieved on February 7, Categories : in law in Washington state in law Accidental deaths in Washington state Animal pornography Deaths from peritonitis Horse-related accidents and incidents Enumclaw, Washington Sex and the law Washington state law Zoophilia.