Family of Dainell Simmons files lawsuit against Suffolk after Taser death
The family of a man who died after being Tasered by Suffolk police is filing a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit.
Dainell Simmons was a resident of the Maryhaven Center of Hope group home in Middle Island. His mother, Glynice Simmons, says her 29-year-old son was autistic and non-violent.
Police say Simmons was banging on walls and hitting Maryhaven staff members when they were summoned...