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Marvin D. Scott III biography: 13 things about Frisco, Texas man

Marvin D. Scott III (©Collin County Sheriff's Office)

Marvin D. Scott III (©Collin County Sheriff’s Office)

Marvin D. Scott III was an African-American man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was originally from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. (a) (b)
  2. He lived in Frisco, Texas. (c)
  3. He graduated from Heritage High School in Frisco where he played football. (b)
  4. He is Marvin Scott Jr. and LaSandra Scott‘s son. (a) (c) (d)
  5. His mother described him as a kind, very sweet hearted, very responsible and amazing son. (a)
  6. In 2019, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, according to his mother. (e)
  7. He is LaChay Batts‘ younger brother. (c)
  8. On March 14, 2021, Allen Police Department officers found him sitting next to a joint at the Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Collin County, Texas and arrested him for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, took him to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Allen and transported him to the Collin County jail. While in the booking area, he exhibited some strange behavior so he was pepper-sprayed and a spit hood was placed over his head. He became unresponsive so he was taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in McKinney, Collin County where he was later pronounced dead. (b) (c)
  9. He was probably suffering a mental-health crisis when he was arrested on March 14, 2021, according to his family’s attorney Lee Merritt. (b) (c) (e)
  10. He died at the age of 26. An independent autopsy found his death was likely caused by restraint and asphyxiation. (c) (e)
  11. On March 15, 2021, his mother was notified of his death via a text message. (d)
  12. On March 19, 2021, his mother set up a GoFundMe page for his funeral expenses. (d)
  13. On March 30, 2021, he was laid to rest in St. Louis. (a)



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