Family, Friends, Fellow Officers Remember Adrian Morris

Mourners visit Beltsville funeral home to pay their respects to the Prince George's County Police Officer who died in the line of duty.


Condolences continue to pour into the Prince George's County Police station as family, friends and fellow officers remember a fallen police officer.

Off. Adrian Morris died last Monday in the crash of his cruiser into a ditch off I-95 while pursuing two suspects. Morris and his partner, Off. Michael Risher, were attempting to capture two men believed involved in stealing purses from gas stations around Laurel. Risher was injured, but survived.

Morris, 23, of Laurel, was only 2.5 years with the force, but had been known to the District 6 officers since he was 15.

The first part of Morris' viewing was held this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Borgwardt's Funeral Home at 4400 Powder Mill Road in Beltsville and will continue at 7 p.m.

Reports say that the viewing and funeral tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Mitchelville could draw thousands to the area. The funeral will be held at Woodstream Church. NBC4 reported that Morris is survived by his fiance, mother and grandmother, as well as other family members.

On Tuesday, police are expecting traffic and area residents should expect delays. According to The Washington Post, the funeral procession will begin at the Beltsville funeral home and move to several locations — the District 6 police station, then to the Mitchelville church. The procession will follow back roads to avoid blocking Beltway traffic.

Residents should expect to see roadblocks along the path of the procession.

Leave your condolences for Morris' family and Prince George's County Police below.

bailey April 09, 2013 at 04:03 AM
He was a good nieghbor of mine


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