Authorities say a resident of a group home is dead tonight after a violent struggle with police. Police were called to Maryhaven Center of Hope on Wednesday night after Dainell Simmons, 29, had a violent outburst that lasted for 45 minutes. Staff members say Simmons banged into walls and hit staff members. Officers were able to calm Simmons down for a minute, but upon hearing he was headed to the...

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