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Sentencing date set for deputy's killer

Posted at 12:12 PM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 12:12:05-05

A judge in St. Lucie County announced a date for the sentencing of Eriese Tisdale, the convicted killer of Sgt. Gary Morales.

Tisdale’s sentencing will occur on Jan. 15. at 9 a.m. in Fort Pierce. 

A jury has already recommended to the judge that Tisdale be sentenced to death. 

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Morales was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Fort Pierce in February 2013.

Tisdale was found guilty in October on all four charges, first-degree murder, aggravated assault, possessing firearm as felon, fleeing law enforcement.