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Tshepiso Adoons

(Tembisa, South Africa). Tshepisa Adoons was a 22-year-old man with psychiatric disabilities. On Monday, September 7, 2020, the mother of Tshepiso Adoons, called the police to assist her in getting psychiatric help for Tshepiso. Instead the police shot and killed him in his home when he hid from the police. An investigation into his death in ongoing.

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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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