New judge in Ray Tensing case recuses himself

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WLWT) – The retrial for Ray Tensing in the death of Sam DuBose will have yet another judge presiding over it.

Heekin was assigned the case Monday after Judge Megan Shanahan said she would recuse herself from the second trial after presiding over the first.

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Before becoming a judge, Heekin was appointed guardian ad litem to one of DuBose’s young sons.

Judge Beth Myers is now assigned to preside over the retrial. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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