Deandre Joshua - Nov 25 2014 - Shot and burned in car. Homicide.

Darren Seals - Sept 2 2016 - Shot and burned in car. Homicide.

Edward Crawford - May 5 2017 - Reportedly shot himself accidentally in car.

Antonio Sterling - April 11 2018 - Burned in car. Unknown.
#DeandreJoshua was the only person killed during the uprising that happened in #Ferguson as a result of the murder of #MichaelBrown.

Deandre was a close friend of Dorian Johnson who was with #MichaelBrown when he was killed.…
#DarrenSeals was a prominent activist in #Ferguson, and one of the first to take to the streets after #MikeBrown was killed. He was one of the main contacts for the Brown family.…
#EdwardCrawford was famously photographed by @kodacohen throwing a teargas canister that the police had shot during the #Ferguson uprising.

"I didn’t throw a burning can back at police," said Crawford. "I threw it out of the way of children."…
#AntonioSterling was the cousin of #AltonSterling, who was killed by the police.

No charges were leveled at the police who murdered Alton, announced just a few days prior:…

Antonio had just moved to a new house with his girlfriend and children.
Inspired by this thread on @Reddit after someone reminded me how Antonio's death seemed familiar:…
In 2005 #HenryGlover was shot and burned in his car by the police several days after Hurricane Katrina.

Officer David Warren, who shot him, was aquitted.…

I didn't know about this one, @BuglegsMcWalshy unearthed it.
They keep coming in.

#TerrellBeasley was shot by police on Dec 19 2014, and was then found in a burning car 11 miles from where he was shot.…
#JustinEdwards, son of a well known activist Joel Edwards, was shot while changing the tires on a car on Feb 10, 2018.…

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