Despite Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s decision to keep St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch on the case of a white Ferguson police officer who gunned down an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown’s parents are renewing their call for a special prosecutor.
McCulloch has been overseeing the grand jury probe in the shooting of Brown, carried out by Darren Wilson, but supporters of the teenager believe the prosecutor is ill-equipped to deal with the case.
In a letter addressed to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, lawyers representing Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. said there were “compelling and rising concerns of conflict that now exist” between St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch and the Ferguson Police Department.
McCulloch’s office has also said that criminal cases involving Wilson as a witness have been put on hold.
The Brown family lawyers, who provided a copy of the letter to the media, said…
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