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Bristol Group Home Death Ruled Homicide

Lisa King

The Courant reports ” After losing her son was a hard enough. Finding out Joey King died during a restraint at his Bristol group and that his death has been ruled a homicide was more than Lisa King could take.

Her resolve cracked Thursday as the grim picture of the last moments of her son’s life became clearer. He had Down Syndrome. He was beloved, but he could become uncooperative and act out. On June 15, at dinner time, one or more staff members who work for the Vinfen Corp.’s group home at 35 Yale St. placed him in a restraint and took him to the floor of the kitchen.”

Read the full Courant story here.

 

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