Sidney Templeton

Name: Sidney Templeton.
Died: June 12, 2004.
Age at death: 44.
Cause of death: Death in restraint.
Location: Statesville, North Carolina, USA

Details:
Sidney had become upset with a new home health aide, and had hit his mother; so she called the police.

Police restrained Sidney with handcuffs, shackles, and a hood and took him to the county jail. There, they pinned him down and Sidney choked on his own vomit while restrained and hooded. CPR was attempted, but Sidney died.

References:
Autistic man dies in police custody
Fatal Encounters: Sidney Templeton

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