An unarmed teenager shot dead in Missouri by a police officer "did not deserve to die", his mother told a news conference. Protests were sparked after Michael Brown, 18, was shot on Saturday. Lesley McSpadden, broke down, telling reporters:
It's my first-born son. I just wish I could have been there to help him. He didn't deserve it.
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