Slain motorist’s 13 children get $218,000 each in settlement

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has ruled each of the 13 children of a black motorist killed by a white University of Cincinnati police officer at a traffic stop will receive nearly $218,000 as part of a wrongful-death settlement.

A Hamilton County probate judge also ordered Monday that Samuel DuBose’s (doo-BOHZ’-ez) six siblings each will receive $32,000, his mother $90,000 and his father $25,000. Dubose’s children range in age from 4 to 23.

The judge had to decide the shares of the $4.9 million settlement between the university and the DuBose family reached in January. The rest of the money will go toward legal fees.

DuBose was shot and killed in his car by officer Ray Tensing, who was subsequently fired by the university. Tensing has pleaded not guilty to murder.