Dedication Ceremony For Officer Morgan
WARTBURG - It has been seven years since Correctional Officer Wayne "Cotton" Morgan was killed in the line of duty while escorting an inmate from the Roane County Courthouse. A 28-year employee of the Department of Correction and a Vietnam War Veteran, Officer Morgan was two years away from retirement when an inmate's wife shot and killed him during an escape plot.
A memorial marker will now be placed outside the Morgan County Correctional Complex in his honor. On Wednesday, Officer Morgan's former co-workers, friends and family will gather for a dedication ceremony.
The media is invited to attend.
|WHAT:||Dedication Ceremony For Officer Wayne "Cotton" Morgan|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, August 1, 2012|
|10:00 a.m. EST|
|WHERE:||Morgan County Correctional Complex|
|541 Wayne Cotton Morgan Drive|
|Wartburg, Tennessee 37887|
Morgan County Correctional Complex employees collected funds to purchase the memorial marker. It will be placed outside the main entrance of the institution.