TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police say the informant who led detectives to the man accused of killing two officers has received $80,000 in reward money.
Police spokeswoman Laura McElroy says the payment was made in July. The informant's name has not been released.
Dontae Morris has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in he shooting deaths of officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis. The men were killed during a traffic stop in June.
Morris eluded police for four days before he was caught.
The informant could also be eligible for another $10,000 from the Florida State Lodge Fratnery Order of Police if there is a conviction.