Cornelius Fredericks Death | Obituary – 16-year-old boy died after being held in the restraint for more than 10 minutes for throwing a piece of bread, according to report.
Fredericks made plea hundreds of miles away as staff at the childcare facility he lived at used their body weight to pin him to the floor, according to a Michigan state report and a lawsuit filed by his family.
Fredericks went into cardiac arrest and died at a local hospital as a result of what was done to him by the staff.
On Wednesday, following investigations by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, prosecutors filed involuntary manslaughter and child abuse charges against three of the staff members involved in the April 29 restraint and Fredericks’ subsequent death.
Cornelius Fredericks, A 16-Year-Old Boy, Died After Staff At A Youth Facility Restrained Him. Now Three People Are Facing Charges. https://t.co/eUP0VyaOAj
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