Here's what to expect from Day 4 of the Ray Tensing murder trial

Posted at 11:57 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 07:29:13-04

CINCINNATI -- The third day of the Ray Tensing trial had jurors watching Tensing answering questions from investigators and an expert going over body camera video frame-by-frame.

In a video made public for the first time Thursday, Cincinnati Police Department detectives interviewed Tensing in a police interrogation room two days after he fatally shot Sam DuBose. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters has said Tensing's statements show he meant to shoot DuBose in the head.

A forensic video analyst testified that Tensing's body camera video showed the shot was fired before DuBose's car began to move. That's a key detail, as Tensing told investigators he believed DuBose was trying to kill him by driving away and dragging him alongside the car.

Friday, the prosecution will call a "use of force" expert and multiple criminologists, according to Deters. These witnesses will likely add more context to the information jurors heard Thursday.

Prosecutors also plan to call someone from the coroner's office, so their case may not be finished until next week.

Once the prosecution is finished, the defense will have the opportunity to call its own witnesses. Defense attorney Stew Mathews has said Tensing will take the stand.

The total list of possible witnesses between both sides includes nearly 100 people, though it's unlikely that they would all be called to testify.

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