As if the Michel Brown tragedy couldn’t get any more heartbreaking, the latest news from Ferguson, Missouri is that a memorial for the unarmed 18-year-old who was gunned down by a police officer, has been burned to the ground.
The Ferguson Fire Department responded to a 6:45 a.m. call at Canfield Drive Tuesday morning where the memorial lay not far from where Brown was shot and killed on August 9th, NBC reports. Firefighters used portable water extinguishers to put out the fire in a small area where people had placed mementos in memory of the 18-year-old, who was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, Capt. Jeremy Corcoran told the news station.
Authorities say that the cause of the fire is “not immediately clear” and Corcoran points out that there was…
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