Parents of US teenager Michael Brown reject police apology

The parents of the unarmed black teenager gunned down by police in Ferguson in the US have rejected an apology by the city's top cop.

Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, said Darren Wilson, the white officer who fired the gun, should instead be arrested.

The 18-year-old's death sparked days of widespread rioting.

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Missouri teen's family 'could not trust' official autopsy

The family of a Missouri teen who was shot by a police officer wanted an independent autopsy because they "could not trust" the official reports into their son's death.

Attorney Ben Crump said: "They did want to be left having to rely on the autopsy done by the St Louis law enforcement agencies, the same individuals they feel are responsible for executing their son in broad daylight."

He added: "They could not trust what was going to be put in the reports about the tragic execution of their child."

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