Morgan County Investigates Homicide

On June 30, 2024, a call was received by Morgan County E-911 reporting an adult male found on his side against a tree, off the roadway, adjacent to Beechnut Road, south of Stover, in Morgan County, Missouri. Morgan County Deputy Sheriffs and EMS personnel responded to the scene and located the body of 71 year old Beauford Wilson of Hallsville. An autopsy was conducted on July 2, 2024, by the Greene County Medical Examiner in Springfield, Missouri. The preliminary results of that autopsy revealed the presence of multiple gunshot wounds. The death of Beauford Wilson has been ruled an intentional homicide. This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office at (573)378-5481.