Black Man’s Body Found Shot to Death And Burned In Vicinity Of Where Michael Brown Died
The body of a black male was reportedly found near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson, the same complex where Michael Brown was fatally shot by officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9th.
[su_center_ad]CBS St. Louis reports that the unidentified man, described as in his 20s, was shot to death and set on fire.
The body was found at around 9:00 a.m. in a white Pontiac car with Illinois plates which was parked in a driveway.
The driver’s side window was shot out and there are no details as to who owns the vehicle.
The investigation is being classified as a suspicious death. The cause is still under investigation.
The St. Louis County Police Department released the following statement:
“The St. Louis County Police Department is on the 9400 block of Glenn Owen in Ferguson, MO, near the intersection of Windwood and Glenn Owen.
At approximately 9 a.m. today, a citizen reported that an unresponsive man was inside a parked vehicle at that location. Responding officers discovered a deceased male inside the vehicle.
No information on the identity of the man or additional information about the man, ownership of the car or circumstances leading up to the discovery. … Detectives from the St. Louis County Crimes Against Persons are enroute to conduct the investigation.
This incident is currently being classified as a suspicious death and will remain so until evidence allows a different classification. No further information at this time.”