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A Cincinnati county prosecutor released body cam footage of a police officer’s “senseless” capping of a motorist in the head—footage that paved the way for the University of Cincinnati police officer’s murder indictment Wednesday.
Officer Ray Tensing
Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said Officer Ray Tensing “purposely killed” a 43-year-old motorist named Samuel DuBose on July 19. The officer, whom the university said had jurisdiction on the streets adjacent to the school, pulled over the motorist because the vehicle he was driving did not have a front license plate.
“I’ve been doing this for 30 years,” Deters told a news conference. “This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a police officer make, totally unwarranted.” The county prosecutor added that Tensing “purposely killed him.”
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