WASHINGTON, D.C. – After hearing about the devastating passing of Greene County Sheriff Fischer, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) released the following statement:

“I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Sheriff Gene Fischer. He led many initiatives to make our community a better place, including his outstanding efforts to help reintegrate incarcerated individuals struggling with addiction back into our community. He improved the lives of many and made a lasting impact on our community. Sheriff Fischer will be dearly missed and my condolences are with his family and Greene County as we mourn his loss,” concluded Turner.