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Kenneth French

Kenneth French (Corona) was a 32-year-old man with developmental disabilities. On June 14, 2019, French was in Costco with his parents when he got into a physical altercation with Salvador Sanchez, who was an off-duty police officer with the the Los Angeles Police Department. Sanchez lied and said he had been knocked unconscious by French, although video footage proved that was not the case. After he was hit by French, French’s parents tried to intervene and explain their son’s disabilities. But Sanchez shot his gun ten times, killing French and seriously injuring his parents. The Riverside County DA declined to press charges against Sanchez. French’s parents have filed suit against the City of Los Angeles.

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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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