Anthony McIntosh, 48, was charged with deprivation of rights under color of law, a civil rights violation, in connection with White’s death at the County Detention Center in Upper Marlboro, according to the Justice Department.
McIntosh allegedly found White unresponsive and didn’t get him the proper care, the Justice Department said in a news release.
McIntosh was also charged with covering up his role in White’s death, authorities said. He falsified an incident report and witness statement, according to the Justice Department.
He was charged with charged with two counts of destruction, alteration or falsification of records in a federal investigation.
McIntosh faces life in prison for the civil rights offense, authorities said, and further prison time for the others.
White, 19, from the Laurel area of Howard County, was in jail after being charged with first-degree murder in the death of Prince George’s Police Cpl. Richard S. Findley, 39.
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