Suspect in shooting, kidnap attempt named


Roland Mitchell Dampeer, 28, has been identified as the suspect in yesterday's attempted kidnapping inside the Sunflower grocery store and the subsequeant shooting of a rural postal worker delivering mail in the Hesterville community.

According to US Postal Inspector Tony Robinson, Dampeer appeared before a federal magistrate this afternoon and will appear again in federal court next Thursday detention and a preliminary hearing.

No further details about the suspect are being released at this time.

The Star-Herald will continue to report on this story as additional information becomes available.


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Harry Cole Proctor, 82, passed away Sunday, Mar. 22, 2020, at Baptist-Attala in Kosciusko.