Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Report on Officer Involved Shooting in Rumford

November 11, 2011

AUGUSTA ? Attorney General William J. Schneider issued the following statement today:

?The Maine Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Eric Richard, 46, of Rumford, died yesterday morning as a result of three gunshot wounds. The three shots were fired by Warden Jeremy Judd during an encounter in a wooded area of Rumford with Mr. Richard, who was armed. The Maine Warden Service and State Police troopers with a tracking dog were assisting the Rumford Police Department in searching for Mr. Richard, who was reported as despondent.?