America's attorney general has ordered a new post-mortem examination on a black teenager whose shooting by a white police officer sparked protests in Missouri.
In addition to state-performed medical examination, AG Holder is ordering federal autopsy be performed at request of Brown family #Ferguson
The "extraordinary circumstances" surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis, and a request by family members prompted the order by Eric Holder, US Department of Justice spokesman Brian Fallon said.
The federal examination would take place as soon as possible, Mr Fallon said, adding that the Justice Department still planned to take the state-performed tests into account in the course of its investigation.
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