Deputy Sheriff David Morgan

Deputy Sheriff David Morgan

Scotland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 1964

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David Morgan

Deputy Sheriff David Morgan was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant for rape at a local residence on Pele Chapel Road in Laurel Hill.

Deputy Morgan's killer was found incompetent to stand trial and committed to the state's mental hospital.

Deputy Morgan had served with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office for six years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed to mental institution

sex offense, warrant

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Deputy Sheriff Morgan,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Scotland County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

February 12, 2024

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