Family reaches settlement in son’s death by Eaton County officer

Family reaches settlement in son’s death by Eaton County officer

Posted by: DO/Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Categories: In The News

The settlement comes just over two months after federal Judge Paul Maloney declined to dismiss the lawsuit by Deven Guilford's parents against Eaton County Sgt. Jonathan Frost, allowing two claims of excessive force against Frost to proceed.

Deven's father said the decision to settle was "emotional" and "difficult." He said the family acted on the advice of their attorneys, but still struggles with finding closure over the death of their son.

"The life we had is no more," Brian Guilford said Thursday. "I don't think it's something people can understand unless they've lost a child."
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