Michael Brown’s Memorial Found Burned To The Ground
This morning, Furgeson, MO residents woke up in shock to Micheal Brown’s memorial in ashes.
The memorial, which stood in the place where 18-year-old Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th, was found aflame this morning. Photos and videos hit social media, causing an uproar.
Residents quickly rebuilt a second memorial but the cause of the fire is still under investigation. According to an AP report, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson says that the first officer to arrive on the scene tried to stop the fire but it was not put out until the fire department arrived.
On-lookers immediately took to social media to post pictures of the scene: