MCJ Editorial: Murder of Darius Simmons is Milwaukee’s Trayvon Martin tragedy

June 14, 2012   // 0 Comments

In the hustle and bustle of covering last week’s recall election, we failed to focus on a incident that has become Milwaukee’s own Trayvon Martin tragedy. As you are well aware, the funeral for Darius Simmons was held last weekend. He was the unfortunate victim of the anger of John Spooner, who brutally killed the 13-year-old in front of his mother who pleaded with him not to shoot her son. Sp...

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