Ethan Saylor

Robert Ethan Saylor

Deputies Dispute That Asphyxia Caused Disabled Man’s Death

Three Maryland sheriff’s deputies are disputing the official cause of death of a man with Down syndrome who died as they tried to forcibly remove him from a movie theater in 2013.

09/01/2015

Ethan Saylor

Bill Would Expand Police Training With Developmentally Disabled

The death of a Frederick County man with Down Syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled.

03/25/2015

Ethan Saylor

Suit Moves Forward In Police Death Of Md. Man With Down Syndrome

A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to move forward against three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies in the death of a young man with Down syndrome.

10/17/2014

ethan saylor

Court Narrows Claims In Md. Wrongful Death Case

A federal court has dismissed all claims against Regal Cinemas Inc. in a lawsuit stemming from the asphyxiation death last year of a Maryland man with Down syndrome.

10/16/2014

ethan saylor

Ethan Saylor’s Mom Endorses Sheriff’s Opponent

The mother of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three off-duty deputies is joining a campaign to oust the Frederick County sheriff.

08/27/2014

Ethan Saylor

Film About Ethan Saylor Case Gets A Screening

A documentary filmmaker is providing a preview in Frederick of his movie about the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome.

05/21/2014

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

Frederick Deputies Get Disability Training

Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins says his deputies are receiving training regarding people with intellectual disabilities.

01/28/2014

Ethan Saylor

Disability Advocates Chide Panel Following Death Of Ethan Saylor

A state commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome should seek legislation mandating disability awareness training for police and other first responders, the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities said Thursday.

01/16/2014

ethan saylor

Findings Released On Police And Disabled Following Death Of Ethan Saylor

A Frederick County man with disabilities dies during an encounter with sheriff’s deputies. Now state officials are pushing for change to try to avoid another tragedy.

01/09/2014

Robert Ethan Saylor

Dismissal Sought In Md. Theater Death Lawsuit

Three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.

12/23/2013

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