Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer dies: He ‘truly cared for his community’

Residents and Greene County officials are mourning the sudden death of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer on Tuesday evening.

The sheriff’s office thanked everyone for their support.

“The Greene County Sheriff’s Office appreciates the outpouring of support during this time as we have lost Sheriff Fischer,” read a statement issued Wednesday morning. “As we work through our own grieving, we ask for the public’s patience during this time.”