MONEYWife and convicted murderer both charged in death of Evansville firefighter

Wife and convicted murderer both charged in death of Evansville firefighter

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Two folks have been charged with homicide within the demise of Evansville Firefighter Robert Doerr.

One suspect is Doerr’s spouse, Elizabeth Fox-Doerr.

In July, she pleaded not responsible to perjury expenses linked to the case.

[Wife of murdered firefighter pleads not guilty to perjury charges]

Elizabeth Fox-Doerr and Larry Richmond, Sr.
Elizabeth Fox-Doerr and Larry Richmond, Sr.(Vanderburgh County Jail)

The opposite suspect, Larry Richmond, Sr., is already in jail on federal gun expenses.

[Previous: ‘Person of interest’ in murder investigation of firefighter sentenced on federal gun charges]

Police have referred to as Richmond an individual of curiosity within the case since February 2020.

In February 2019, Doerr was shot to demise within the 2700 block of Oakley Road.

Funeral for Evansville Firefighter Robert Doerr
Funeral for Evansville Firefighter Robert Doerr

As we reported, Fox-Doerr was residence on the time and referred to as 911.

Again then, she was arrested for obstruction of justice and false informing expenses.

That was after police say she deleted a name on her cellular phone the night time of the taking pictures.

These expenses had been later dropped.

Richmond was sentenced to 60 months in federal jail in November 2020 after pleading responsible to 2 counts of a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial quantity.

He was arrested again in March 2019 after police mentioned they discovered three weapons buried in a yard.

Richmond served 22 years in jail for homicide, and had simply been launched in 2018.

A information convention was held Thursday, which you’ll be able to see under.

Evansville Hearth Division Division Chief Mike Larson gave a sequence of emotional statements throughout a press convention held on Thursday, thanking legislation enforcement for his or her efforts and celebrating closure for himself, different firefighters, Doerr’s household and the neighborhood.

“They labored tirelessly, day in and day trip, following each lead, irrespective of how massive or how small,” Larson mentioned. “Even when it was a lifeless finish, they didn’t stop. It’s due to that dedication to find the reality that introduced us to as we speak’s announcement.

“It’s been roughly three-and-a-half years since we misplaced our brother Robby to this mindless crime. The residents of Evansville misplaced a firefighter who at all times went above and past the decision of obligation to avoid wasting lives and property,” Larson continued. “Much more importantly, he was a son, a brother, a father and a grandfather.”

Right here is the verbatim from the affidavit: (Please observe it was scanned in and should have lacking letters or odd spacing)

The undersigned, being duly sworn upon his oath, deposes and says upon data and perception that Larry Ali Richmond has dedicated the offense of Depend 1: Homicide, a Felony; Depend 2:

Conspiracy to Commit Homicide, a Felony, and in assist thereof says as follows:

That this affiant is a Detective with the Evansville Police Division.

On February twenty sixth, 2019 at roughly 1906 hours, officers with the Evansville Police Division had been dispatched to 2728 Oakley Road with a number of reviews of pictures fired. Officers situated the sufferer, Robert Doerr, laying on the sidewalk simply outdoors of his 2728 Oakley Road residence with an obvious gunshot wound to his head. By our investigation, it was decided that Robert Doerr had simply returned residence from work and parked his truck dealing with west in his driveway previous to being shot. Detectives canvased the 2700 block of Oakley Road and a lot of the residents reported listening to 5-gun pictures. Not one of the residents reported listening to something earlier than or after the pictures being fired. Witnesses acknowledged they didn’t see any autos leaving the realm after listening to the pictures. Robert Doerr was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Detective A. McCormick, went to the Coroner’s Workplace and examined Robert Doer’s physique together with Deputy Coroner Chris Leduc. Detectives discovered that Robert Doerr had two gunshot wounds to his again together with a by way of and thru gunshot wound to his shoulder/neck space. Investigators returned to 2728 Oakley Road and noticed Robert Doerr’s black Ford F.

150 had a swipe mark within the mud on the truck close to the left rear quarter panel that appeared to maneuver away from the home (east). There was additionally a projectile recovered on the street simply east of the place Robert Doerr was situated, which might be away from the 2728 Oakley Road residence. No shell casings had been recovered from the scene. This will point out that the firearm used was probably a revolver. Houses throughout the road to the east additionally had harm from gunfire.

It seems Robert Doerr exited his truck and started transferring east in the direction of the again of the truck when he was shot twice within the again. He was then struck within the shoulder/neck space as he tried to get behind his truck. This is able to point out the pictures would have come from in entrance of Robert Doerr’s truck. There’s a facet door to the 2728 Oakley Road residence that faces the driveway and is simply in entrance of Robert Doerr’s truck. Robert Doerr’s spouse, Elizabeth Fox-Doerr, reviews that she was the one one contained in the 2728 Oakley Road residence when the pictures had been fired.

Elizabeth Fox-Doerr’s cellphone was seized by Detective B. Eager and the 2728 Oakley residence was emptied as detectives utilized for search warrants for each. A signed judicial search warrant was drafted and signed by Vanderburgh County Decide Fink for Elizabeth Fox- Doer’s telephone, often known as “Becky Fox.” Her cell quantity is (812) 456-6751, and the service for her mobile phone is thru Dash. An extraction was accomplished on the cellphone related to (812) 456-6751.

Investigators utilized for and obtained a signed judicial search warrant for the residence of

2728 Oakley Road. Sergeant W. Hunt found a letter written by Robert Doerr to his present spouse, Elizabeth “Becky” Fox-Doerr within the dresser drawer of the main bedroom. The letter describes problems with infidelity by feedback of “ever since he got here again into your life” and “I see his textual content in your telephone.” A black Samsung Galaxy S9 was situated on the sufferer, Robert Doerr’s particular person on the scene. The telephone was instantly dropped at EPD headquarters and an extraction was accomplished.

a divestigators attended Robert Doerr’s postmortem examination on the Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Ofice. Through the examination, a combination of ammunition was situated within the physique of Robert Doer. There was one jacketed projectile and wadding with 4 buckshot rounds discovered inside Robert Doerr’s physique: The combination of ammunition is according to being fired from a Taurus Decide or comparable ype gun.

Detective J. Arms was given the details about the potential weapon used towards Robert Doer. Det. Arms situated a stolen firearm report in EPD Report Administration System below case quantity 18-20615. A Taurus Decide (45 caliber) was stolen between 07/02/18 and 09/19/18 from River Metropolis Pawn Store, situated at 3301 N. First Avenue. Serial umber for the gun was CT830690. This River Metropolis Pawn store is in shut neighborhood of 2728 Oakley Road.

Investigators obtained and served a Subpoena Duces Techum to Dash Company for Elizabeth “Becky” For-Doerr telephone tolls reference telephone quantity (812) 456-6751. On 03/04/19, Investigators obtained the toll information from Dash. Investigators in contrast the Dash information towards Elizabeth “Becky” For-Doerr’s precise extraction on 02/26/19. Inestigators seen that an incoming name from telephone mumber 812-550-0104 was solely on the Dash toll report and never on the precise extraction. Detectives consider this name log was deleted from the telephone. The period of the telephone name with 812-550-0104 was between 1846 hours to 18S1 hours on the day of Robert’s demise. The primary name for pictures fired at 2728 Oakley Road was at 1905 hours. Cellphone mimber 812-

550-0104 was situated in Elizabeth “Becky” Fox-Doerr’s telephone contacts as Larry Ali.

Investigators searched 812-550-0104 in EPD Report Administration System. The telephone returned to Larry Ali Richmond, Sr.. Larry Ali Richmond, Sr. was sentenced of Nurder in Indiana reference trigger quantity 82C01-9606-CF-00621 out of Vanderburgh County. Larry Ali Richmond, Sr. was launched from custody on 03/12/18. Larry Ali Richmond, Sr. is at present on Grownup Probation in Vanderburgh County. Investigators discovered that Larry Ali Richmond is the daddy of Larry Ali Richmond, Jr who was employed at River Metropolis Pawn Store, situated at 3301 N. First Avenue. Larry Ali Richmond, Jr. was additionally employed on the time of the gun (Taurus Decide) theft at River Metropolis Pawn Store (EPD 18-20615). Investigators additionally discovered that Larry Ali Richmond, S- is courting and dwelling with Elizabeth “Becky” For-Doerr’s sister, Amanda Louise Blake, often known as Amanda Fox or Amanda Fillmore.

On 03/04/19 investigators noticed Larry Ali Richmond, St, exit 826 Allens Lone and get right into a crimson 2017 Jeep with Indiana registration ANT483. This car is registered to Joseph L Far and Anne C Fox.

Joseph and Anne are Elizabeth “Becky” For-Doerr and Amanda Blakes mother and father. Investigators overlooked Larry Ali Richmond, Sr, and the Jeep. Later that night, Larry Ali Richmond Sr, was situated within the Jeep with Amanda Fillmore and her son.

On 03/04/19 Larry Ali Richmond, Sr. was dropped at EPD HQ and positioned in interview room mumber one. Larry Ali Richmond, Sr, confirmed that his telephone quantity is 812-550-0104 Earlier than going additional with Larry Ali Richmond, St., Detective McCormick learn « Richmond S. his Miranda advisement. Larry Ali Richmond, Sr. requested on legal professional earlier than answering any further questions.

On OX/04/2019, Amanda Pilimore, additionally Anown as Amanda Nox and Amanda Blake was dropped at APD Newtonarters for an interview in roforence to the homicide of Robert Doers, As talked about earlier than, a taffe cease was conductet on the crimson 2017 Jeep Compass (IN ANT4X)) that Pillmore was driving by APD Uniform OPeers. The BN/V registration for the vehiele returns to Joseph and Ann Pax who’re the parenis of Amanda Filimore, Larry ANt Richmond, St, was additionally within the whicle together with Plimore’s juvenile son on the time of the trathe cease. Pilmore and Riehmond, D had been faraway from the vehiele, A black apple iPhone APT smartphone, INNI 350402089272998, telephone quantity: ($12) S50.0204, with a black rubber / plastie Otterbox protecting case, sereen protector with erack and air bubble in higher left nook and crack within the decrease proper nook was situated within the entrance passenger seat the place Richmond, Sr had been sitting A siher ANS Silverback Dash Smartphone Nodel DIJO, NEC ID: 2AL2N UL4O, IC: 22733.

UINO, MAID HEX: 99002266319781, NEID DEC: 256601875803250049 was later loeyted on Richmond, Sr, particular person by APD olleers, Plilmore instructed investleators that Larry Ali Richmond, Sr, is her flancde and generally stays at her 1262 Shelfleld De, residence, Fillmore initially knowledgeable detectives on the %’ of Narch that Richmond St was along with her the complete night time on Nebruary 26, 2019, Fillmore would later confem to detectives that Riehmond Sr was not along with her when the homicide of Robert Doer oceurred, Pillmore talked about that she was out on the lookout for Richmond St; Fillmore then signed a consent kind on March 6, 2019 and allowed her mobile phone, black Samsung bearing INtRI 359617082222231, to be extracted. Pillmore had messaged Larry Riehmond Sr, the night time of the homielde, Additionalo, on 03/04/2019, detectives introduced Larry Richmond, Ir, to the federal Constructing for questioning in reference to the homicide of Robert Doer, Riehmond, Ir, was learn his Miranda rights previous to any questioning. Larry Riehmond, Ir, gave consent to deteetives to searel his cellphone, Within the subsequent telephone extraction, {a photograph} of a silver revolver was discovered on his telephone, There have been additionally images of a tan gripped Sig Saner semi-auto handgun despatched to Richmond, Ir, from Richmond, Sr, on 01/22/2019, Vollowing this interview, Richmond, Jr, was transported throughout the road to EPD Headquarters for additional questioning, Whereas at RPD Headquarters, Larry Richmond, Jr, suggested that he needed to talk with somebody, Detective Anthony Aussieker and FBI Particular Agent William Grey then interviewed Richmond. Ir after he was reminded of his Miranda rights, Richmond, Ir, admitted to detectives that he stole a Taurus Decide from his place of employment (River Metropolis Pawn) someday in September of 2018, He then gave the stolen gun to his father, Larry All Richmond, St, inside days ofhim taking the gun. Promenade the interview, detectives requested Richmond, Jr concerning textual content messages between him and his father that occurred on 02/24/2019, Riehmond, Jr, requested Riohmond, Sr, “And ave ailing wade n” To which Richmond, Sr, replied, “What do you wanna commerce,” Richmond de, replied again, “Peace keeper” and Richmond, Sr, replied, “Okay ” Detectives requested Richmond

Jr: what gun he was referencing within the textual content message that acknowledged “Peace keepar.

* He then pointed

to the {photograph} detectives recovered from Richmond, Ir, ‘s cellphone of the silver revolver, The silver revolver imaged was a Taurus Decide, Deleetives then needed to make clear why Richmond, Jr, needed to commerce the Taurus Decide that his father already had in his possession. He acknowledged that he needed his father to maintain the Paurushudee on the 1262 Sheffield Dr, residence as a result of Richmond, Jr, didn’t need any weapons at his home. Richmond, Jr. then acknowledged he needed to change his father the Taus Decide for a “clear .45″ in order that he may get his conceal carry allow and carry a gun that was not stolen.

Larry Richmond Jr. knowledgeable investigators that his father instructed him that he would bury the weapons if issues had been to go down. A search warrant was utilized for and granted for the 1262 Shefield Dr the place Amanda and Larry Richmond Sr keep. Through the search of the residence, Detectives had been in a position to find within the yard a buried tote that contained a number of weapons with obliterated serial numbers. The Taurus Decide was not one of many weapons contained in the tote situated by detectives.

We had been in a position to receive surveillance video from the neighbors tackle to the west that had Richmond Sr. on video with the tote in hand and strolling to the yard behind the storage the place detectives situated the buried weapons. This case was filed below EPD 19-04514.

On March 4th, 2019 Detective Lewis and I went to Christian Fellowship Church at 4100 Millersburg Rd. to find Elizabeth “Becky” Fox-Doerr. We noticed Fox-Doerr exit the church on the west facet of the power. I approached Fox-Doerr and requested her if she could be keen to come back to EPD headquarters with us so we may communicate concerning the murder of her husband, Robert Doerr. Fox-Doerr agreed to experience with Detective Lewis and I to EPD headquarters. I had my Olympus digital recorder on throughout the transport of Fox-Doerr to headquarters. Previous to leaving Christian Fellowship Church, I requested Fox-Doerr if she had any mobile units on her particular person and he or she acknowledged that she did. I then seized the mobile gadget (Samsung Galaxy S9, 812-604-885S) that Fox-Doerr had along with her and a search warrant was utilized for and granted. Fox-Doerr was then transported to EPD headquarters and positioned within the juvenile interview room as a result of grownup interview rooms ail being occupied.

As soon as within the interview room, I learn Fox-Doerr Miranda and he or she acknowledged that she understood and was keen to talk kes us. FBI Process Drive agent Jeff Arms and I then carried out an interview with Fox-Doerr. Through the interview, I went again over the night time of her husband being killed and requested her if she left something out or if there was any data that she forgot to inform investigators and he or she replied “no”. I requested Elizabeth if there have been any incoming or outgoing telephone calls that she forgot to inform me and he or she acknowledged that there was none apart from those she already mentioned with me.

We then confirmed Elizabeth the deleted incoming telephone name from (812-550-0104) Richmond Sr. that was supplied by Dash. Elizabeth initially acknowledged that she doesn’t bear in mind speaking with anyone minutes earlier than her husband was murdered. Elizabeth then acknowledged that she didn’i acknowledge the quantity (812-550-0104). This mumber is in Elizabeth’s telephone as “Larry Ali”

When going by way of her contact record she acknowledged that Larry Ali was her sister, Amanda’s fiancé. Elizabeth knowledgeable us that she didn’t know him effectively sufficient to present an opinion.

Later within the interview, Elizabeth confirmed that the deleted name was along with her sister’s fiancé, Larry Richmond Sr. Elizabeth acknowledged that she purposely withheld this data from detectives and deleted this telephone name previous to her husband arriving residence. Elizabeth acknowledged that Richmond Sr. and her spoke about including one other movement mild within the yard. Elizabeth talked about that she withheld this data as a result of she knew he had been in bother earlier than.

Elizabeth additionally talked about that she didn’t need us to suppose that she was having an affair with Richmond Sr. Elizabeth talked about that whereas strolling her canine previous to Robbie arriving residence that night time she felt like Larry was there. Elizabeth acknowledged that she requested Larry if he was there and Larry knowledgeable her that he got here by earlier and her storage door was open.” was additionally confirmed that Richmond Ar, deleted the telephone name promenade Elisabeth Pox-Doerr 04 effectively. The telephone name deleted between Richmond Dr and Pluabeth Pos-Doerstoodplaceminutes earlier than the homielde af Robert Doers at 6 46 50 PM – 6:31:20 PM on Pebruary 20, 2019 Aner the extraetion of Larry Richmond Ar’ iPhone, it was found that minutes befure Robert Doer was exeented, Richmond Dr, had apened a cop radio app, referred to as Pliabeth Poe Doer at INto hours and had a 3 minute and 30 second dialog along with her, Richmond Air’s iPhone exhibits an occasion that the telephone then powered on O minates aper the murder at 714:17 “’M after which proceede to test the copradio app once more. Richmond Ar was olserved on nirveillance video on the Cirele A gos station situated at 3103 N Piest Ave, simply north of the scene of the homielle 6 minutes after the primary all into dispatch that Doer had been shot.

On March 9*, 2019, Pliabeth Pox Doerr’ son, Nathaniel Guthete introduced in a sympatly card Nom Larry Richmond Sr and his aunt, Amanda Pillmore, Guthrie acknowledged that when his mom was pieked up hy polies on the p* of March he started going by way of the sympathy playing cards from the Mineral, Whereas doing this, he notieed {that a} amall plece of paper fell out of the cardboard that was from Larry Richmond Sr and his aunt, Amanda Fillmore, The observe within the card was on a separate amall plece of paper and acknowledged “we have to speak” with the telephone quantity (812-389-3238) and signed “Lary This telephone mumber belonged to Larry Richmond Sr, as effectively and was the telephone that was situated on his particular person when he was detained by officers, At a later date, we introduced in Amanda Pillmore and he or she confirmed that she by no means witnessed that small plece of paper inside the cardboard when she signed it. Amanda confirmed that was Larry’s writing Larry Richmond Jr, would later come again for one more intervlew, Richmond Ir, knowledgeable us that his father, Larry Richmond Sr, had instructed him that he slept with the spouse of the deceased freman, Robert Doer, Richmond Ir acknowledged that someday earlier than Robert’s demise his father drove him over to the alley behind 2728 Oakley St and Elizabeth Pox-Doerr walked out of her residence and yot into Richmond Sy’s automobile, Richmond Ir, acknowledged that he was sitting within the again seat and watched his father and Elizabeth Fox-Doerr iss after which she exited the car and returned to her residence, Later within the investigation, Richmond Ir was in a position to present two letters that had been written from his father, Larry Richmond Sr, The primary letter was addressed to Richmond Se’s mom, Richmond r knowledgeable us that his grandmother gave him the letter and instructed him he wanted to inform police, Within the letter addressed to “Mother” Richmond Sr, informs his mom that she must move alongside, a robust message to “Dumpy”, Richmond Ir, knowledgeable me that his father referred to as him “Bumpy al occasions, Within the letter from Richmond Sr, It says, “If the gun he stole ever pops up they are going to be making an attempt to cost him with homicide or accent to homicide.” The opposite letter from Richmond Sr. was addressed to Richmond Jr and was supplied to us as effectively, These written paperwork had been all examined and confirmed to be authored by Larry Richmond Sr, Pollowing this, an inmate that was at present locked up with Larry Richmond Sr. reached out to me and acknowledged that he had data on the murder of Robert Doerr, This inmate acknowledged that Richmond Sr confided in him and mentioned the homicide of Robert Doerr at occasions, This inmate acknowledged that Richmond Sr, instructed him he was having an affair with Elizabeth and that Robert knew of in The inmate was in a position to present a number of pages of handwritten notes that he had taken when Richmond would diseuss the murder, These notes had been all collected and positioned into proof.

In June of 2021, I reapplied for and was granted a judicially signed search warrant for the mobile telephones that had been seized concerning this case, All the telephones had been then taken right down to the Vanderburgh Coung Cyber Crimes Process Drive the place they’ve a a lot greater success charge of extracting full content material in addition to restoration of eliminated / deleted artifacts, In January of 2022, I used to be notified that the Vanderburgh County Cyber Crimes Process Drive was in a position to get into Richmond St’ black Apple iPhone and efficiently accomplished a full extraction on Richmond St’s black Apple iPhone.

within the full extraction, Detective A. McCormick who can be a Process Drive Oficer with the FBI, was in a position to evaluate filed Cached Location information that was saved on Richmond Se’s Apple iPhone. There have been 42,142 information obtainable to evaluate, The main points supplied had been latitude, longitude, accuracy in meters, altitude in meters, altitude accuracy in meters, date and time.

Detective McCormick was in a position to find the catch location information throughout the bpm hour on 02/26/19. I noticed IS location hits east of First Avenue The cluster of the IS hits are roughly 67 meters southwest of 2728 Oakley Road. The time vary of the IS hits are between 6:31:40 PM to six:39:17 PM on 02/26/2019.

Additional evaluate of the information exhibits location hits close to the intersection of Fulton Parkway and N. Third Avenue at 6:24:10 PM. There’s a complete of 6 location hits on this space between 6:24:10 PM to six:28:39 PM. Then at 6:29:24 PM to six:30:54 pm there are location hits alongside First Avenue touring south. At 6; 40:02 PM the situation hits are to the west of First Avenue and proceed to hit within the space of a giant vacant subject till 6:41:04 PM. At 6:41:10 PM the hits are close to a lake that’s south of Fulton Parkway and west of Third Avenue. There are hits close to the lake at 6:41:13 PM till 6:41:19 PM. There isn’t a location hits aper 6:52:52 PM till 7:14:47 PM which Richmond Sr’s iPhone has a saved location information on the Circle Okay fuel station situated at 310S N First Ave, Richmond r’s iPhone extraction exhibits a powered on occasion at 7:14:37 PM. Video surveillance recovered from the enterprise exhibits Richmond Sr, at this location throughout the date and occasions recovered from Richmond Sr’s Cached Location Information on his black Apple iPhone.

In July of 2022 a grand jury was carried out regarding the murder of Robert Doerr. Elizabeth For-Doerr was arrested for perjury for her false statements whereas below oath.

In August of 2022, Detective McCormick and I interviewed Larry Richmond Sr the place he’s at present locked up for his federal expenses, Larry Richmond Sr, denied killing Robert Doer and denied having affair with Elizabeth Fox-Doerr Your Afiant believes that all the individuals named above communicate from private information and statement and are dependable and credible in that they relayed this data to your Afiant throughout the course of your Apiant’s duties as a legislation enforcement officer engaged within the investigation of this offense in an effort to assist in mentioned investigation. Your Afiant believes that there’s a factual foundation for the above data in that the data given by every particular person is corroborated by that given by the opposite. Any statements made by people who spoke after having been given a Miranda advisement is credible for the extra purpose the above listed people are talking towards their penal pursuits after having been suggested of their Miranda Rights.

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