Beloved Ferguson Activist Was Fatally Shot And Found In A Burning Car


Darren Seals, who rose to prominence during the Mike Brown tragedy and subsequent Ferguson riots, was found dead in a burning car Tuesday. (Sept. 6) Seals was 29.

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According to a press release by the St. Louis County Police, Seals body was discovered after the flames from the fire had been extinguished. Law enforcement responded to calls of a burning vehicle in the northern suburbs of St. Louis. According to reports, police were not aware of Seals prominence in the community or with the Black Lives Matter organization.

Upon learning of Seals death, other activists took to social media to share their condolences.

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