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State of Maryland Now Defendant in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Relatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death.

03/14/2014

File photo of a Frederick County Sheriff's Office vehicle. (Credit: Frederick County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff’s Lawyer: Man With Down Syndrome Who Died in Custody Was Trespassing By Refusing To Leave Movie Theater

A man with Down syndrome who died in police custody in a Frederick movie theater was trespassing when he refused to vacate a seat for which he had not paid, a lawyer for the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

07/16/2013

File photo of a Frederick County Sheriff's Office vehicle. (Credit: Frederick County Sheriff's Office)

New Details on Police-Involved Death of Md. Man at Movie 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.

07/16/2013

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