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Ferguson protester Darren Seals found shot dead in burning vehicle

Ferguson protester Darren Seals found shot dead in burning vehicle

Darren Seals, a black activist who protested in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, was found shot to death in a burning vehicle in St. Louis County early Tuesday morning, according to county police.

Seals, 29, of St. Louis, was found at about 2 a.m. in the city of Riverview, one of dozens of small communities that make up St. Louis’ predominantly black northern suburbs. He had been shot one time. Police said his first name was spelled Daren, though court records and other activists spell his name as Darren.

No suspects have been arrested or identified, and police have not suggested a motive.

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