Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-164

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 25, 2013
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    • 813/247-8060

    Solicitation To Commit First Degree Murder

    Suspect was already in jail on other charges.
    • Wednesday
    • April 24, 2013
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Hillsborough County Jail
    • 1201 Orient Road


    Demetreius M. Morris
    DOB: 1-4-86
    1201 Orient Road
    Orient Road Jail


    • Solicitation To Commit First Degree Murder


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives have added the charge of solicitation to commit first degree murder to the list of charges that Demetreius Morris has while currently incarcerated in the Orient Road Jail.

    Between the dates of April 12, 2013 and April 21, 2013, the defendant corresponded via hand written notes to the listed witness expressing his desire to have a “hit” placed on the victim and the victim’s daughter in his pending Tampa Police Department (TPD) case. The defendant expressed his desire to have the “hit” completed prior to his court date on May 8, 2013. The defendant advised he would pay for the “hit” with Social Security money he is scheduled to be paid.

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