Man accused intentionally running over family on bikes won't face death penalty

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The man accused of intentionally running over a biking family and killing a father will not face the death penalty. 

The State Attorney’s Office ruled on Monday, Mikese Morse, has a history of mental illness.

Morse is accused of first-degree premeditated murder, two counts of attempted murder and for leaving the scene of a crash. The incident killed Pedro Aguerreberry and injured his two sons on June 24.

The parents of a Morse said their son has been battling mental health issues for several years and told

ABC Action News they have tried to get him help for a decade.

Morse will have a competency hearing on September 14.
 

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