Governor will not remove prosecutor in Michael Brown case

Governor will not remove prosecutor in Michael Brown case
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On Tuesday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) announced he will not replace the head prosecutor in the Michael Brown case.

Several community leaders, including St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, asked Nixon to remove prosecutor Robert McCulloch, whose "past has been suspect to the African-American community, quite frankly," Dooley told MSNBC. Several critics say McCulloch has extremely close ties to local police, and is biased due to the fact that his father, a police officer, was killed in the line of duty in 1964 by an African-American man. Through a spokesman, McCulloch said he does not intend to step down.

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