Weekend passes without grand jury decision on Ferguson case

Global News

FERGUSON, Mo. – The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, about whether to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black, fueling speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for the 18-year-old boy.

After meeting Friday but apparently not reaching a decision, the grand jury was widely expected to reconvene on Monday to consider possible charges against Darren Wilson, the white suburban St. Louis officer who fatally shot Brown after a confrontation in August. There was no official confirmation about when the grand jury would meet again.

Protesting on Sunday night, Reggie Cunningham said he doubted Wilson will be indicted and it seemed authorities were delaying an announcement “to spin this in the most positive way possible.”

“The more that they drag this out, the angrier people are going to be,” said Cunningham, 30, of St. Louis.

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