Chief Deputy Henry Bethea Morris

Chief Deputy Henry Bethea Morris

Clarendon County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, June 8, 1982

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Henry Bethea Morris

Chief Deputy Morris suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in a search and recovery mission for a boy who had drowned in a local pond. Chief Deputy Morris spent several hours dragging the pond with a grappling hook. He collapsed several hours later and was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Chief Deputy Morris had served with the agency for 26 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 8, 2015

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