Dylan Davis

Photo of Dylan Davis. He is a boy with fair skin and short dark brown hair, wearing a black and neon-orange T-shirt. The photograph is taken outdoors and he is smiling for the camera, revealing somewhat crooked teeth.Name: Dylan Martin Davis.
Died: November 17, 2017.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Restraint-related; suffocated.
Location: Georgetown, Ohio, USA.

Details:
Upon coming home from school, Dylan had a meltdown. His step-grandfather, who weighed more than four times Dylan’s weight, restrained him by sitting on him until Dylan could not breathe. He died of positional asphyxia.

His step-grandfather pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, but then was allowed to withdraw his plea and was found innocent because the court ruled that he could not know that a 400-pound man sitting on an 11-year-old boy could crush him to death.

References:
Police arrest and charge 400-pound man in death of 11-year-old autistic step-grandson
28-stone man ‘killed his ‘autistic’ step grandson, 11, by SITTING ON HIM’
400-pound man pleads guilty in step-grandson’s pinning death
Ohio boy crushed by 28-stone grandad
400-pound Ohio man pleads guilty to accidentally smothering step-grandson
400-pound man admits accidentally crushing step-grandson, 11, to death
400 lb grandpa pleads guilty to suffocating 11 year old autistic boy
400-pound man not guilty in asphyxiation death of grandson
Ohio granddad pleaded guilty in pinning death of grandson. Then a judge cleared his name

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