Memorial tree for Michael Brown cut in half, stone memorial missing


FERGUSON, Mo. ( – A memorial tree for Michael Brown was found cut in half and a stone memorial was missing less than 24 hours after being dedicated.The tree was dedicated by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association on Saturday, but was found vandalized on Sunday morning. The association said the tree will be replaced, but it is unsure how it will be replaced.Download News 4 App: iPhone | AndroidThe memorial is along a walking trail in January-Wabash Park in Ferguson.While police said they are investigating the vandalism, they do not yet have any suspects.News 4's Matt Sczesny has more on the reaction from citizens in the video above.