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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

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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

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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

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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

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Frederick Deputies Get Disability Training

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

01/28/2014

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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

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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

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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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Movie Theater Witnesses Recall Night Md. Man With Down Syndrome Died In Police Custody

Dozens of people came to a candlelight vigil in Frederick to remember the life of Ethan Saylor. The 26-year-old man with Down syndrome died after being forcibly removed from a movie theater in January.

11/22/2013

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Sister Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Continues Fight For Justice

Renewed calls for an independent investigation regarding a Frederick County man with Down syndrome who died while in police custody.

09/14/2013

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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

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Family Seeks Probe Into Disabled Man’s Death At Movie Theater

The death of a young man with Down syndrome who was being restrained by police brings a new development.

09/05/2013

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