Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
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 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.
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.
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.
The 10-member panel announced its verdict Wednesday.