Missouri Law Professor Dies On Way To Teach Class

6 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, August 24 2011 Aug 24, 2011 Wednesday, August 24, 2011 2:47:00 PM CDT August 24, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - A 54-year-old University of Missouri law professor collapsed and died on his way to teach class the first day of school. 

The Columbia Missourian (http://bit.ly/qr2DAk ) reports that legal research and writing professor Greg Scott died on Monday afternoon after collapsing in a Cornell Hall hallway. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/p05kBA ) said Scott suffered a heart attack.

Scott was a 1988 graduate of the Missouri law school and a full-time faculty member the past 12 years. He previously worked for the Missouri attorney general's office and a Kansas City law firm and spent several years as an adjunct professor at Missouri. 

The School of Law held a memorial service for Scott on Wednesday afternoon.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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