Michael Brown Laid To Rest

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 08/25 2014 02:51PM

Updated 08/25 2014 02:56PM

Funeral services were held Monday for the Ferguson, Missouri teen killed in a controversial police shooting.  Jay Gray reports.

The funeral of Michael Brown is underway.

Hundreds lined up at the Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis early Monday morning ahead of the service.

Brown was killed in a controversial shooting by Fergusom, Missouri police on August 9th. He was unarmed at the time, and his death set off several nights of violent protests.

Michael Brown's parents have asked for a "day of silence" from protesters as they mourn their loss and say goodbye.

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