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Demonstrators protest in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Demonstrators protest in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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A police squad car is turned over by demonstrators during riots in Ferguson, Missouri

A police squad car is turned over by demonstrators during riots in Ferguson, Missouri

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Demonstrators protest in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

The mother of Michael Brown has described the “heartbreaking” ordeal she has faced since a grand jury did not indict white Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson for killing her black unarmed son.

Lesley McSpadden said Wilson “added insult to injury”, after he said her son looked demonic during their confrontation on 9 August, which resulted in Wilson shooting Brown dead.

During an interview with NBC’s Today programme on Wednesday, McSpadden said that Wilson’s account of the events that led to her son’s death “sound crazy”.

Wilson claims that the teenager trapped him in his car during a struggle when Brown repeatedly punched him in the face. He claims he then fired a shot at Brown, who initially ran before turning to charge at the officer as the unarmed teenager reached into his waistband – suggesting he had a gun.

“He wouldn't do anything to provoke anyone to do anything to him, and he wouldn't do anything to anybody.”

“For one, my son, he respected law enforcement,” the teenager's father Michael Brown Senior told the programme. “Two, who in their right mind would rush or charge at a police officer that has his gun drawn? It sounds crazy," Yahoo! News reported.

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“I know my son far too well to know he wouldn't ever do anything like that,” McSpadden said on CBS’ This Morning.

“He didn’t do what he had to do, he did what he wanted to do,” said McSpadden, referring to allegations that her son stole cigarillos before he was killed. She said the incident could have been dealt with in a way that didn’t result in her son being shot and killed.

“I don’t think he wanted to kill my son, but I think he wanted to kill someone,” she went on.

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Police gather on the street as protesters react after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Police gather on the street as protesters react after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Protesters lay down on a street in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Calf., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Protesters lay down on a street in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Calf., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Protesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Protesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Cars burn at a dealership Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Cars burn at a dealership Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Demonstrators protest in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Demonstrators protest in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Police arrive at a business Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo, as used cars in a parking lot next to the building burn. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Police arrive at a business Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo, as used cars in a parking lot next to the building burn. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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A man watches as stores burn Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A man watches as stores burn Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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People gather around the burning stores Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

People gather around the burning stores Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as demonstrators wait for the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as demonstrators wait for the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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DELLWOOD, MO - NOVEMBER 25:  Firemen extinguish a burning business during rioting on November 25, 2014 in Dellwood, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

DELLWOOD, MO - NOVEMBER 25: Firemen extinguish a burning business during rioting on November 25, 2014 in Dellwood, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  A restaurant burns after it was set on fire when protestors rioted following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: A restaurant burns after it was set on fire when protestors rioted following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police officers watch as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police officers watch as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Police confront protestors after rioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Police confront protestors after rioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25:  Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown on November 25, 2014 in New York City.  Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, his death sparked riots in Ferguson Missouri in August.  (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown on November 25, 2014 in New York City. Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, his death sparked riots in Ferguson Missouri in August. (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25:  A car drives by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25: A car drives by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25:  A row of cars burn at a used car lot during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25: A row of cars burn at a used car lot during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25:  A photographer runs by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25: A photographer runs by a burning building during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Demonstrators celebrate as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators celebrate as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  A demonstrator celebrates as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: A demonstrator celebrates as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  Demonstrators celebrate as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators celebrate as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24:  A demonstrator celebrates as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: A demonstrator celebrates as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Missouri National Guard troops are deployed to provide protection for a police command centre on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard troops are deployed to provide protection for a police command centre on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Missouri National Guard troops are deployed to provide protection for a police command centre on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard troops are deployed to provide protection for a police command centre on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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 A demonstrator is arrested while protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A demonstrator is arrested while protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, near the spot where black teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by a while police officer (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, near the spot where black teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by a while police officer (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Michael Brown's parents have dismissed a police apology over the fatal shooting of their son (AP)

Michael Brown's parents have dismissed a police apology over the fatal shooting of their son (AP)

A march in Ferguson to protest against the shooting of Michael Brown (AP)

A march in Ferguson to protest against the shooting of Michael Brown (AP)

Demonstrators march through the streets as people await a grand jury decision on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Demonstrators march through the streets as people await a grand jury decision on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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A high school graduation photo of Michael Brown stands at a memorial near the spot where he was shot dead by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri (AP)

A high school graduation photo of Michael Brown stands at a memorial near the spot where he was shot dead by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri (AP)

A high school graduation photo of Michael Brown rests on top of a snow-covered memorial, three months after he was shot dead by a white policeman (AP)

A high school graduation photo of Michael Brown rests on top of a snow-covered memorial, three months after he was shot dead by a white policeman (AP)

A demonstrator wears a Guy Fawkes mask as he protests the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on November 21, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A demonstrator wears a Guy Fawkes mask as he protests the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on November 21, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown November 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown November 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

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Addressing Wilson’s interview with ABC in which he said his conscience is clear over her son's death, she said before breaking into tears: “You’re conscious is clear, how could your conscious be clear after killing somebody? Even if it was an accidental death?”

McSpadden went on to claim that no officials in Ferguson had offered their condolences for the family's loss. “We’ve just been disrespected all around,” said Brown’s father.

Asked what he would have said in the grand jury room, Mr Brown replied: “Why? Why? Why did you [Wilson] choose to wake up with a chip on your shoulder and do what you did to our son? Not just to our son, but to any human being?”

McSpadden also urged that she had not seen a video of her husband, Brown’s stepfather Louis Head, shouting: “Burn this b*tch down” to angry protesters following the grand jury’s verdict on Monday night.

She says the crowd “was already stirred” and that she holds the authorities, not her husband, responsible for the protests.

Following his first televised interview on the shooting with ABC yesterday, Wilson told Good Morning American today that he “never wanted to take anybody's life” and feels sorry about the death of the teenager.

ABC then asked Wilson if there was anything he'd like to say to the Brown family.

“I think those are grieving parents who are mourning the loss of their son,” he said.

He added: “I don’t think there’s anything I could say, but, again, I’m sorry that their son lost his life. It wasn’t the intention of that day. It’s what occurred that day, and there’s nothing you can say that’s going to make a parent feel better.”

Additional reporting by AP

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