Michael Brown’s mother has lashed out over Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s claim that he has a “clean conscience” after shooting dead her son.
Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Jr’s father, Michael Brown Sr, responded to Officer Wilson breaking his silence in an interview with CBS News.
“His conscious is clear?” Ms McSpadden said. “How can your conscious be clear after killing somebody even if it was an accidental death?”
In an interview with ABC News on Tuesday, Officer Wilson said there was nothing he could have done differently during his deadly encounter with the teenager on 9 August.
“I know I did my job right,” he said.
Ms McSpadden said she does not believe a word Officer Wilson says, adding reports that her son stole cigars from a convenience store minutes before he was killed should not have led to the officer’s actions.
“This didn’t call for you to take my son’s life,” she said….
“If something happened in that store, and that’s a big if, that could’ve been dealt with. But you didn’t have to do what you did… see more