Accidental Death

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Had Officers Not Touched Him, Md. Man With Down Syndrome Might Still Be Alive

A young man with Down Syndrome died as sheriff’s deputies tried to force him out of a Frederick County movie theater. The sheriff’s office has released their full investigative report on what happened inside that theater.


Robert Ethan Saylor

Report: New Details On Death Of Man At Md. Theater

Police tried to forcibly remove a man with Down syndrome from a Maryland theater with tragic results, despite warnings from his caretaker that her client would “freak out” if they touched or spoke to him, according to her statement contained in an investigative file released Monday.


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Man Dies In Shooting At Frostburg Storage Facility

Authorities in Allegany County say a Baltimore man has died after an apparent accidental shooting.


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Md. Man’s Gun Accidentally Fires At Shooting Range, Killing Him

Authorities in Maryland say a man is dead after his gun apparently accidentally discharged at a shooting range, killing him.



Man Dies In Northwest Washington After Storm

A man died in northwest Washington after he touched a live power wire that came down during overnight storms.


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2 Men Say Fatal Shooting In Aspen Hill Was An Accident

Two men arrested in a Montgomery County fatal shooting have told police it was an accident.


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Police Believe Car Crushed Man In Owings Mills

Baltimore County police are investigating the scene of an accidental death in Owings Mills.


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Victim’s Family Wants Answers In Drowning Death

A young Maryland man dies at the bottom of a swimming pool at a crowded party filled with hundreds of people. The coroner calls it an accidental drowning but the victim’s family wants more answers.


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Man, 19, Dies After Utility Pole Snaps

Authorities say a 19-year-old District of Columbia man died after a utility pole snapped and power lines fell.


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Md. Man Dies After Jumping Off Pier

Anne Arundel County fire officials say a man drowned after jumping off a pier at Orchard Beach.


Officer William Torbit

Baltimore Police: Investigation Into Officer’s Death Complete

A plainclothes officer was shot dead outside a Baltimore nightclub. Now, four months later, it is still unclear how William Torbit was killed by fellow officers.


Officer William Torbit

Baltimore Police Finish Probe Of Officer’s Killing

Baltimore police say they have finished the initial investigation into the January shooting death of an officer by other officers outside a nightclub.