State’s Attorney takes A Closer Look At Newport Cold Case 40 years Later

Staff Writer

Pierre Capron of East Charleston was just two years old when his father, Robert Fisher, died December 7, 1976 at the former Medical Center Hospital in Burlington. According to the death certificate, Fisher’s death was ruled a homicide. Who killed him remains unknown. Seven days before his death, Fisher was found unconscious in a Third Street apartment building in Newport. A December 2, 1976.
Orleans County State's Attorney Jennifer Barrett has asked the Newport City Police Department to take another look at the case. (Read more in the Express)