Benny C. Utley , 42 , filed the civil lawsuit Sept. 21 against TWU
, its police chief , John Erwin
, and five unknown parties in the 362nd Judicial District Court.
The Texas Attorney General's office will defend TWU
and John Erwin
, the TWU police chief who was called James Erwin in the original petition , in the case.That office has until Oct. 15 to file a formal response with the court.
Officials at TWU and Chief Erwin
had no comment on the case Thursday.