Wife of murdered firefighter now charged with false informing

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The wife of a murdered Evansville firefighter now faces a charge of false informing, in addition to a charge of obstruction of justice which initially led to her arrest on Tuesday, March 5.

Elizabeth Fox-Doerr is the wife of Robbie Doerr, a firefighter shot outside his Oakley St. home on February 26.

Fox-Doerr was initially arrested on an obstruction of justice charge. Police said she removed a record from her cell phone the night of the murder of her husband.

According to court records, the new charge of false informing also happened the night of her husband’s murder.

She’s accused of giving false information in the official investigation of a crime.

Wednesday, her bond was set at $3,000.

On Wednesday, police reiterated that a person of interest or suspect in the murder has not been identified.

Thursday, the fire department announced the creation of an award fund for anyone offering information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of Robbie Doerr.

The fire department’s fund is at the Evansville Firefighters Credit Union.

Anyone wishing to contribute can contact the credit union at 812-424-9396.

Any unclaimed reward monies will go into a college trust fund for Robbie’s granddaughter, the fire department said.

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(This story was originally published on March 7, 2019)

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