Robert Saylor

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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

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

Disabled Man Who Died In Custody Had Heart Problem

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.

03/27/2013

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Frederick County Sheriff Speaks Out For First Time Since Disabled Man Dies In Police Custody

The Frederick County Sheriff is breaking his silence after a developmentally disabled men dies when deputies remove him from a movie theater.

02/22/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Group Urges Police Training On Down Syndrome

A Frederick County support group is urging increased police training related to developmental disabilities after a man with Down syndrome died in police custody.

02/21/2013

Robert Ethan Saylor

Disabled Man’s Death File Sent To Prosecutor

Frederick County’s top prosecutor is promising a thorough investigation into the death in police custody of a man with Down syndrome.

02/20/2013

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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Man Dies After Being Handcuffed At Movie Theater

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.

01/16/2013

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