Passing of Eugene Morton

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On March 6, 2023

The Missouri S&T community is saddened to learn of the death of Eugene Morton, custodian for facilities services. He was 57. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has announced that his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Counseling services are available to assist members of the campus community affected by Eugene’s death. Employees may seek services via the UM System’s Employee Assistance Program or any of the wellbeing resources available to employees. Students who wish to seek counseling services may contact student well-being by calling 573-341-4211 or by emailing Additional details are available at     

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