Darren Seals, Ferguson activist, was found shot to death in burning carDarren Seals, a prominent Ferguson, Missouri, activist, was found shot to death inside a burning car Tuesday morning, The 29-year-old’s body was found inside the charred vehicle on Diamond Street, 12 miles from where he lived, after the flames were extinguished.
Seals’ death is being investigated as a homicide. According to the Times, Seals led protests with the activist group Hands Up United. Seals was oftentimes critical of the Black Lives Matter movement.Described as an assembly line worker and hip-hop artist by the Washington Post in a 2014 profile, Seals was active on Twitter under the username King D Seals, often tweeting about police brutality. Very recently, Seals had spoken out on the Kaepernick controversy.