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Deandre’s family believes that he was killed during protests that popped off on Monday night after it was announced that Darren would not be indicted in Michael’s death. As such they will not be pressing charges.
The victim’s death has been ruled a homicide the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. His family doesn’t place much faith in the police investigation into the matter. As his grandmother told USA Today, “Police don’t care–he’s Black.”
There is speculation that he may have been one of the witnesses called to testify before the Ferguson grand jury in Darren Wilson’s case. This has not been confirmed as yet, however.