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Gershwin Arendse
Gershwin Arendse

Gershwin Arendse was 19 years old with a psychiatric disability. He lived in Cape Town and was sleeping when a gang war occurred. A stray bullet hit Gershwin upon the head. His father saw Gershwin making jerking movements and assumed he was having a seizure. After opening the door for more light, Gershwin died of blood loss.

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Markus Johnson

Markus Johnson, aged 21, died on September 6, 2019, in the Danville Correctional Center, a medium-security prison in Illinois. Markus was diagnosed with bipolar disorder

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Yong Yang

Yang, 40, was killed on May 2 after allegedly wielding a kitchen knife toward officers responding to reports of a mental health episode. Yang’s parents called the Los Angeles

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