The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.
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.
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.
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.
A man with Down syndrome who died of asphyxia after he was restrained by deputies at a movie theater had anger issues and health problems that made him susceptible to sudden death, according to an autopsy report made public Tuesday.
The Frederick County Sheriff is breaking his silence after a developmentally disabled men dies when deputies remove him from a movie theater.
A Frederick County support group is urging increased police training related to developmental disabilities after a man with Down syndrome died in police custody.
Frederick County’s top prosecutor is promising a thorough investigation into the death in police custody of a man with Down syndrome.
A developmentally disabled man died after sheriff’s deputies removed him from a movie theater. Now his death has been ruled a homicide.
State and Frederick County officials are investigating the death of an intellectually disabled man who had a medical emergency when he was handcuffed by deputies at a movie theater in Frederick.