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Michael Brown's killer reportedly skipped town days ago

Darren Wilson, who has been identified as the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last weekend, left his home days ago, according to USA Today:

No one answered at Wilson's door in his home in suburban Crestwood, Missouri. A police officer keeping an eye on the house said Wilson and his family left days ago. [USA Today]

The police force in Ferguson, Missouri, where the unarmed Brown was shot, had been heavily criticized for delaying the release of Wilson's name.