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Jury deadlocks in Ohio police officer's murder case retrial

Jury deadlocks in Ohio police officer's murder case retrial

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial Friday in the hearing of former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing, who in 2015 shot and killed Samuel DuBose, an incident that was captured on body camera video and ignited increased debate over police interactions with African Americans.

The mistrial, which came after five days of jury deliberations, left Tensing in tears and for now ended nearly two years of anticipation in the case.

In November, a previous court hearing also ended in a mistrial after jurors said they were deadlocked. Prosecutors said they’ll announce a decision next week as to whether they will try Tensing a third time.

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