A body discovered in a burning car in Riverview, Missouri Tuesday morning has been identified as 29-year-old Darren Seals, aka King D Seals. Police and fire crews had been called to the area for a vehicle fire.
Investigators say Seals had been shot.
For the last two years Seals had taken an active role in the Ferguson protests. Seals also had a following in the area as a rapper.
Investigators have not identified a motive in his death.
The case is being investigated as a homicide by the St. Louis County Police Department.