Greitens to attend officer Morton funeral service in Clinton

Posted at 8:24 AM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 11:48:04-04

CLINTON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will be among those attending the funeral services Monday of fallen Clinton, Mo. Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton.

41 Action News’ Steven Dial reports that Greitens will speak during the service, scheduled for 11 a.m. from Clinton.

The program also includes a video tribute to Morton and the eulogy by Morton’s uncle, Brian Bennett.

You can watch funeral live on 41 Action News, and steaming live the website, app, and Facebook.

Members of the community gathered Sunday for a vigil for the fallen officer.

Morton was killed nearly a week ago in the line of duty. Two other police officers were also injured responding what they thought was a domestic disturbance call last Tuesday night.

Full coverage of Officer Morton's death