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California Boy With Autism Dies as a Result of Restraint at School

Prosecutors have filed involuntary manslaughter charges against three staffers at a Northern California private school where a 13-year-old student with autism died after being restrained.

A boy with autism who died from restraint at school.

Cindy Keller, executive director and site administrator at the now-shuttered Guiding Hands School, Staranne Meyers, the principal and Kimberly Wohlwend, a special education teacher, are charged in relation to the death of Max Benson, the El Dorado County District Attorney said Tuesday.


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