A rain-soaked memorial on Sept. 10, 2014, at the location in Ferguson, Mo., where teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by police Officer Darren Wilson in August.
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Michael Brown’s memorial, laid out on the street where he died, was destroyed in an unexplained blaze Tuesday morning, according to KSDK.

Ferguson Police Department Capt. Jeremy Corcoran said that the fire started on Canfield Drive at about 6:45 a.m., according to KSDK. The fire was put out with portable water extinguishers, but the cause has yet to be determined. According to the report, there was evidence that there were candles used in the small memorial, which was also contained stuffed animals that were placed there in the teen’s memory.


No one was hurt in the incident.

Twitter users, among others, were horrified by the destruction of the memorial.



Efforts have already begun to rebuild the memorial.


Read more at KDSK.