James Mann Morris

Above: Morris, circa 1977


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 4, 1977 from Henderson, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 5, 1946
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Black hair, hazel eyes. Morris's eyelids droop to the extent that he has to tip his head back in order to see clearly. His nickname is Mousie. He wears gold wire-rimmed eyeglasses with light-sensitive lenses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: An old rust-colored waist-length corduroy jacket, blue jeans, dark brown leather sandals with black brass studs, an old Mickey Mouse watch and a gold ring with a tiger's eye stone.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Morris was last seen in Henderson, Kentucky on May 4, 1977. He has never been heard from again. After his disappearance, his vehicle was found abandoned in Evansville, Indiana, which is about ten miles from where he was last seen. Authorites believe Morris was taken to a remote area of Henderson County and shot to death. No suspects have been named in his presumed homicide, which remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kentucky State Police
    Post 16


    Source Information
    Surf Kentucky


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 22, 2016; date of birth added.

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