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Governor Greitens Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Clinton Police Officer

In addition, Governor Greitens has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at all state buildings in Henry County be flown at half-staff from March 13 to March 16.

Posted: Mar 12, 2018 11:41 AM
Updated: Mar 14, 2018 11:54 AM

According to a press releaser, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has ordered that the American and Missouri flags at state buildings in all 114 counties be flown at half-staff on Monday, March 12 to honor Officer Christopher Ryan Morton of the Clinton Police Department.

Officer Morton, 30, died on March 6 in the line of duty. 

In addition, Governor Greitens has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at all state buildings in Henry County be flown at half-staff from March 13 to March 16.

Governor Greitens will speak at Officer Morton's funeral service today. 

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