State of Maryland Now Defendant in Wrongful Death LawsuitRelatives 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.
Sheriff's Lawyer: Man With Down Syndrome Who Died in Custody Was Trespassing By Refusing To Leave Movie TheaterA 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.
New Details on Police-Involved Death of Md. Man at Movie TheaterPolice 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.

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