Body found in hunt for UK diplomat missing after going for run

Richard Morris was born on November 1, 1967 in Worcestershire.

He studied for a BA Hons in English literature from Aberystwyth University (which included a one-year scholarship to the University of Illinois).

He was awarded an MBA from Aston University. 

He undertook contract work for Touche Ross Management Consultancy as part of his MBA.

He entered the Foreign and Commonwealth Office via an open competition (1990).  

Richard Morris, 52, (pictured) was last seen at 10.50am on Wednesday, May 6, in Alton. He went missing from his home in Bentley that day

Richard Morris, 52, (pictured) was last seen at 10.50am on Wednesday, May 6, in Alton. He went missing from his home in Bentley that day

Mr Morris married wife Alison in 1992 and they have one daughter and two sons. 

He has held multiple roles in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office over a nearly 30-year career.  

Assistant Desk Officer, Non-Proliferation and Defence Department (1990 to 1991).

Assistant Desk Officer, Cultural Relations Department (1991 to 1992); undertook a

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