Dwayne Charles Hester, 39, had been with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office for a little over a year. Before that, he was a police officer in Elizabethtown.
Hester is survived by his wife and two children.
Visitation will be held for Hester from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Bladenboro. A funeral is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church's Family Life Center.
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