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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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Disabled Man’s Death File Sent to Frederick Co. 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

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Md. Deputies On Leave Following Disabled Man’s Asphyxiation

A lawyer for the family of a 26-year-old New Market man with Down syndrome who died while being escorted from a Frederick 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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Frederick County Police Shoot Armed Suspect in His Home

Two deputies opened fire on a robbery suspect who refused to drop a shotgun pointed in their direction, killing the man in a bedroom of his Mount Airy apartment early Thursday.

01/10/2013

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Maryland Man Dies After Carbon Monoxide Exposure

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a 43-year-old Lewistown man has died after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide. A deputy and neighbor also needed to be treated for exposure after trying to save the man.

04/06/2012

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Jury: Deputy Not Liable In MD Stun-gun Death Case

The 10-member panel announced its verdict Wednesday.

01/25/2012

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