NewsMontana and Regional News


2 men reported missing in Beaverhead County

Missing in two separate incidents
 Jason Morris; Derek Lee Gore
Posted at 4:06 PM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-08 18:30:43-04

DILLON — The Beaverhead County Sheriff's Office has issued missing person alerts on two men, missing in separate incidents.

The alert for Jason Morris was issued on Tuesday, October 5. According to a news release, Morris, 46 years old, was last seen leaving his home near Dillon early Friday morning, October 1st.

Jason is 5'7", and weighs about 190 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and the blue denim shirt shown in the attached photo.

Jason Morris

Jason reportedly has been acting out of character recently and may be at risk of self-harm.

A pistol is missing from his truck, which was found parked at Lone Tree Campground at Clark Canyon Reservoir in Beaverhead County, south of Dillon. Anyone having information regarding Jason Morris please contact the Beaverhead County Sheriff's Office at 406-683-3700.

Also missing is Derek Lee Gore, 29. The alert for Gore was issued on Friday, October 8. Derek is 6’0 and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen in Dillon on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Derek Lee Gore

Derek is likely riding his motorcycle (2014 KTM ENDURO, orange and black). No direction or destination has been determined. Derek usually keeps in daily contact with his parents but has not contacted them at all. His phone has been deactivated.

Derek Lee Gore

Anyone with information is asked to call the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office at 406-683-3700.