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.
Advocates for people with Down syndrome are pressing for an independent investigation into the recent death in custody of a New Market man.
Advocates for people with Down syndrome say the custody death of a Maryland man has caught the attention of the U.S. Justice Department.
A grand jury has decided not to indict three Maryland sheriff’s deputies in the death of a man with 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.
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.