Fallen Clinton Police Officer’s Body Returned Home


CLINTON, Mo. – The body of fallen Clinton Officer Christopher Morton made the trip back home Friday.

The long procession of police cars and motorcycles escorted Morton from Kansas City to Clinton.

His body left the Jackson County medical examiner’s office Friday morning.

Morton was killed on Tuesday after being sent to the wrong house while responding to a 911 call from another town.

His funeral will be held Monday in Clinton at the Benson Convention Center. 

The visitation will take place Sunday. 

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