(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Sheriff Gene Fischer:
“My staff and I are heartbroken by the sudden passing of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. Sheriff Fischer was a dedicated public servant who took pride in representing the people of Greene County for nearly 40 years, first as a Xenia police officer and then as the county sheriff for the past 18 years.
I am so grateful that just yesterday I was able to spend time with Sheriff Fischer. He has always been well-respected – and for good reason. I admire and appreciate his dedication to the residents of Greene County and to law enforcement. We offer our condolences to his family and his community. Sheriff Fischer will be greatly missed.”