CINCINNATI – Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):
A prosecutor's office says a University of Cincinnati officer's body-camera video of the fatal traffic stop of a motorist will be released Thursday.
The office of Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE'turs) said Wednesday that the video related to the officer's July 19 shooting of 43-year-old Samuel DuBose will be released.
News organizations including The Associated Press had sued Deters seeking its release under Ohio open records law. DuBose's family had also been pushing for its release.
Deters had refused to release body-cam footage until his investigation was completed. He plans to discuss the investigation Wednesday afternoon.
A prosecutor plans to discuss developments in the investigation of the fatal shooting of a motorist pulled over by a University of Cincinnati police officer for having a missing front license plate.
A spokeswoman for Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE'-turs) declined to comment further before the 1 p.m. news conference. The University of Cincinnati says it is closing its main campus in anticipation of grand jury action in the case.
UC President Santa Ono and Mayor John Cranley were among those paying respects Tuesday at funeral services for 43-year-old Samuel DuBose.
DuBose's July 19 death came amid months of national scrutiny of police dealings with African-Americans, especially those killed by officers. DuBose was black; officer Ray Tensing is white.
Authorities haven't indicated whether race is part of their investigation.