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.

The killer 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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