Robert Ethan Saylor

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

Down Syndrome Groups Seek Probe Of Md. Death

National advocates for people with Down syndrome said Tuesday they are pressing for an independent investigation into the death of a man who suffocated while three security officers were trying to forcibly remove him from a movie theater.

04/23/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Justice Department Looking Into Death Of Man With Down Syndrome At Movie Theater

Days after new details emerge in an autopsy report, the Department of Justice says it will continue looking into the death of a disabled man who died while in police custody in Frederick.

03/28/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Down Syndrome Advocates Meet With Justice Dept.

Advocates for people with Down syndrome say the custody death of a Maryland man has caught the attention of the U.S. Justice Department.

03/26/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

No Charges Against Officers In Md. Disabled Man’s Death

Outrage in Frederick. Three officers will not be charged in the homicide of a young man with Down syndrome who died in their custody.

03/22/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Family Wants Answers After Developmentally Disabled Son Dies In Police Custody

A developmentally disabled man died after sheriff’s deputies removed him from a movie theater. Now his death has been ruled a homicide.

02/19/2013

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