Prosecutor decided against third trial. Deters has decided not to try Tensing a third time on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges for killing black motorist Sam Dubose, 43, for missing a front license plate on his car. Tensing, who is white, shot once, hitting DuBose in the head, a body camera worn by Tensing showed.
Wrong charges. Many believe that Tensing was indicted on the wrong charges, which Deters on July 18 called "idiotic," saying that the evidence and facts in his opinion showed that the charges were valid against Tensing.