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Accused Tampa Cop-Killer Dontae Morris Stands Trial This Week

Accused Tampa Cop-Killer Dontae Morris Stands Trial This Week

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - In an Orlando courtroom, Hillsborough Circuit Judge William Fuente will begin questioning a pool of prospective jurors in the case of Dontae Morris.

Jury selection is taking place in Orlando because of the publicity surrounding this case.

Morris is on trial for the murders of Tampa police officers Jeff Kocab and Dave Curtis, who were shot and killed during a traffic stop June 29th, 2010.

Jury selection could take a few days or more.  The jury will then be transported to Tampa where jurors will be sequestered for the duration of the trial.

 

 

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