Deputy Sheriff James Melvin Morgan

Deputy Sheriff James Melvin Morgan

Pinal County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, February 25, 1973

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James Melvin Morgan

Deputy James Morgan was killed in an airplane accident while attempting to land on Peralta Road. His plane hit a power line and crashed upon approach.

He had been involved in a search and rescue mission for a man lost in the Superstition Mountains who had been looking for gold.

Deputy Morgan was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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We are looking for all family survivors from Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Florence Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office holds an annual memorial service the first Thursday in May, and we would like to mail surviving family invitations to be able to view the service via live scan or in person. Please contact me at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

Deborah Lopez
Pinal County Sheriff's Office

October 25, 2016

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