1. US cop charged with murder for killing black driver

US cop charged with murder for killing black driver

A white United States police officer has been charged with murder after he shot dead a black driver on July 19 during a traffic stop for a missing car license plate.

By: | Published: July 30, 2015 12:55 PM

A white United States police officer has been charged with murder after he shot dead a black driver on July 19 during a traffic stop for a missing car license plate.

According to the BBC, University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing killed 43-year-old Samuel Dubose after pulling him over near the campus.

Prosecutor Joe Deters said that Tensing killed him on purpose, adding that he should have never been a police officer.

The issue has sparked protests and debates throughout the US.

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