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Ohio prosecutor weighing 3rd trial for ex-police officer

 


CINCINNATI (AP) — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction of a former police officer in a racially charged fatal shooting case.

Ray Tensing, a white man who at the time was an officer at the University of Cincinnati, killed Sam DuBose, 43, an unarmed black motorist, during a traffic stop that will have been two years ago on July 19. Two juries have hung on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters expects to announce his decision in the next week or two. Meanwhile, Ten...



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