Dec 6, 2018, ABC10, Sacramento, CA: Student with autism dies after being restrained at El Dorado Hills school https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/eldorado-hills/student-with-autism-dies-after-being-restrained-at-el-dorado-hills-school/103-621786329 As sheriff's detectives investigate the incident, they say that there appears to be no evidence of foul play or criminal intent at this time. EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- A 13-year-old student died after being restrained at an El Dorado Hills school. The student was described by officials as being six feet tall, 280 pounds, and suffering from “severe autism.” The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills on November 28. According to the sheriff's office, the boy had become violent and was restrained by school staff to prevent injuries to other staff and students. While being restrained, the student became unresponsive and a teacher provided CPR until medical aid came. The student was taken to Mercy Folsom in critical condition and would later be transported to UC Davis. The sheriff’s office was notified of his passing on November 30. As sheriff’s detectives investigate the incident, they say that there appears to be no evidence of foul play or criminal intent at this time.
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