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Ethan Saylor Death

Patti Saylor

Woman Testifies Before Senators About Son’s Death In Police Custody

A grieving mother turns her pain into advocacy. Tuesday, a Frederick County woman testified on Capitol Hill about the death of her son–who had Down syndrome–in the custody of Frederick County deputies last year.

04/29/2014

ethan saylor

Ethan Saylor’s Death May Change How Sheriff’s Office Operates

The case created a major push for change in the way first responders deal with the disabled.

02/11/2014

Ethan Saylor

Caretaker Speaks Out About Movie Theater Death Of Man With Down Syndrome

Demanding answers. A petition calls for an independent investigation into the death of Ethan Saylor. He’s the mentally disabled man who died in police custody in a Frederick movie theater last year. Now, for the first time, we hear from the aide who was with him that night.

09/06/2013

Ethan Saylor

Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police Custody

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.

08/23/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

DOJ Examining Disabled Md. Man’s In Custody Death

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the death of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody while being removed from a Frederick movie theater.

07/20/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

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.

07/16/2013

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.

07/15/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Advocacy Groups Want Investigation Into Death Of Man With Down Syndrome

It’s a case that made national headlines. A Frederick County man with Down syndrome died in police custody and no charges were filed against the deputies. Now the Department of Justice may step in.

04/24/2013

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