Jay Nixon, Missouri governor
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Missouri governor: 'Criminals terrorised this community'

The governor of Missouri has condemned violence that erupted in Ferguson on Monday night, after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer following the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager.

Jay Nixon said "criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorised this community" and vowed more resources to try to prevent a repeat.

Michael Brown was killed on 9 August sparking protests that have continue since.

  • 25 Nov 2014
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