Ruben Solis (Waxahachie, Texas) is a 69-year-old man with Huntington’s Disease. In March 2018, he was approached by the police. Because he could not comply with police orders because of his disabilities, he was beaten until he ended up in a pool of blood. He settled a lawsuit against the Ellis County Sheriff’s Department requiring that they take additional disability and mental health training.
Hours before he died, Pittsburgh Jail released an autistic man with intellectual disability from custody
Pittsburgh Institute for Non-Profit Journalism: “Anthony Talotta, 57, died Wednesday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Allegheny