Updated Aug. 10, 10:23 a.m.
Postal Inspector Tony Robinson clarified Troy Morris was not a U.S. Postal employee. He was a highway contract driver for Blackwell Hauling of Decatur.
Robinson said Blackwell has a contract with the U.S. Postal Service to transport mail between USPS facilities.
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JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi Crime Stoppers and the U.S. Postal Service are offering a $105,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who fatally shot an off-duty state trooper in southwest Mississippi.
According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI), the shooting happened Friday morning at approximately 4:30 on U.S. Highway 61 in Jefferson County.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the driver of a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck dead inside the vehicle.
MBI says the driver, 58-year-old Troy Morris of Natchez, was a 27-year veteran and lieutenant with the Mississippi Highway Patrol. He worked part-time for the Postal Service.
Anyone with information is urged to call Mississippi Crime Stoppers 1-888- 827-4637 and/or the U.S. Postal Service tip line at 1-877-876-2455.