Trial of Tampa Police Shooting Suspect Dontae Morris Set for November

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Trial of Tampa Police Shooting Suspect Dontae Morris Set for November

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Dontae Morris, who is suspected of killing Tampa police officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis during a 2010 traffic stop, will go to trial in November. The high-profile case will likely be tried in Orlando, with jurors from Orange County. If convicted, Morris could face the death penalty. Morris, 27, is already serving a life sentence for the 2010 shooting death of Rodney Jones outside a Tampa club.
TAMPA - The trial for Dontae Morris, the man accused of killing two Tampa Police officers in 2010, is tentatively set to take place in November, a judge said Friday.Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis were shot at close range during a traffic stop on June 29, 2010.