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Down Syndrome Man Who Died in Police Custody Had ‘Anger Issues’

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

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No Indictment in Md. Disabled Man’s Death

A grand jury has decided not to indict three Maryland sheriff’s deputies in the death of a man with Down syndrome.

03/22/2013

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Group Urges Police Disability Training After Man With Down Syndrome Dies In Custody

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

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Family Wants Answers In Down Syndrome Son’s Death

A lawyer for the family of a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome who died while being escorted from a movie theater by security guards says the grieving family is looking for answers after the death was ruled a homicide.

02/19/2013

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