Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 3/2/1962
Weapon: Shotgun; 20 gauge
Suspect: Not available
Trooper Morris was shot and killed in Patrick County while assisting deputies make an arrest.
Trooper Morris was fatally wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance. A deputy on the scene said Trooper Morris made no outcry and realized later that he had been shot. The deputy drug the 6 foot 3, 220 lb trooper and placed him in the back seat of his patrol car. Trooper Morris, had been hit with two blasts from a 20 gauge shotgun was dead on arrival at the Stuart Hospital.
Trooper Morris was survived by his wife, parents, three brothers and six sisters. He was preceded in death by his four month old son.