Type of Officer: Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Jurisdiction: Marion County
County: Marion
Death Date: 5/22/1979
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Reserve Deputy Sheriff Morgan answered a family disturbance call in the town of Goessel. His son was with him at the time. As Morgan exited his car, he was shot with a rifle and killed. As a result of the civil disturbance, the assailant also killed his ex-wife and wounded her boyfriend.