EPD: Person of interest named in firefighter’s death investigation

Person of interest named in firefighter’s death investigation

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - On the one year anniversary of the death of Evansville Firefighter Robert Doerr, police released news information surrounding the investigation.

During Wednesday’s news conference, Evansville Police released the name of a person of interest, Larry Richmond Sr.

The lead investigator tells us Richmond Sr. had a relationship with the Doerr family.

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Currently, Richmond Sr. is in federal custody on gun charges. He has a trial set for May 11.

Doerr’s father Bob, and his sister Tracy MacGregor were both at the press conference.

“You hear about all this closure from people and I never realized what it was until now and that’s what I’m wanting," said Bob. “It’s just something to make you feel better is what it is, I guess.”

Investigators ask anyone with information about Richmond Sr. or Doerr’s death to call them at 812-436-7979.

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