Morris Wright was found dead at this Des Moines home. (Courtesy Polk County Assessor's Office)

Morris Wright, 52, was found dead at this 10th Street home in Des Moines on Monday, September 15, 1986.
(Courtesy Polk County Assessor’s Office)

Morris Wright


Morris Wright
52 YOA
1426 10th St.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Case # 1986-41137
September 15, 1986


Morris Wright — a 52-year-old Korean War veteran — was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, September 15, 1986.

The Des Moines Police Department lists the crime location as 1426 10th Street in Des Moines.

About Morris Wright

Morris Wright was born February 22, 1934.

He served in Korea as a Private First Class with the United States Army.

Wright was buried at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines in Polk County, Iowa.

Courtesy Katie Lou,

Courtesy Katie Lou,

Information needed

If you have any information on the unsolved murder of Morris Wright, please contact the Des Moines Police Department Detective Bureau at 515-283-4864.



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