Darren Seals: Ferguson Protest Leader Found Dead in Burned Vehicle

The Twitterverse if in an uproar over reports that Ferguson, Mo. social justice activist and protester Darren Seals has been found dead. Victoria M. Massey of Vox writes:

“According to the St. Louis County Police Department, officers found 29-year-old Darren Seals’s body with a gunshot wound in a charred car in Riverside, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. The police are investigating the case as a homicide. The police told Fusion there are currently no suspects at this time.” 

Social justice activist Darren Seals has been found dead. (Photo: Twitter Screen Grab)

Social justice activist Darren Seals has been found dead.
(Photo: Twitter Screen Grab)

Some are speculating that Seals was murdered, while others are remembering his unwavering commitment to ending police brutality, social and economic justice in Ferguson, Mo., which was thrust into the spotlight after the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer. Many are posting online tributes to the slain activist.

 

Seals, 29, was also a factory line worker and hip-hop musician.

Read more at Vox.

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