Could Release of Michael Brown Photos Provoke Violence?

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Solidarity march for Michael Brown in Ferguson. Photo by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr


Attorneys for the police and prosecutor that oversaw the investigation of Michael Brown's 2014 death in Ferguson asked a judge to consider blocking the release of "grisly" photographs of the black 18-year-old's body to his family's attorneys, worried they could prompt violence if leaked, says the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The St. Louis County counselor's office filed that request Tuesday with a federal judge presiding over the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Brown . . .

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