April 9, 2001 was the last time anyone saw Robert William Fisher. On April 10, 2001 he killed his wife and children and fled. But Scottsdale, Arizona Police and Phoenix FBI Special Agents still believe that he is alive.
Here are the facts of the case:
- Robert Fisher was a Respiratory Therapist at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
- His home exploded into flames on April 10, 2001.
- Robert Fisher was married to Mary Jean, and had two children. Brittney was 12 and Bobby Jr. was 10. His wife and two children's throats were slashed prior to the start of the fire.
- After the crime, Robert William Fisher fled to northeastern Arizona near Payson with his dog. The dog and the SUV were later found, but he was not.
- A Grand Jury in Arizona indicted Robert Fisher for three counts of murder and one count of arson.
- He had no prior criminal history.
- Fisher has a bad back and may need pain medication. He has scars on his lower back from surgery. Because of this surgery, he may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out.
- He has a gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth.
- He chews tobacco.
- He is an avid hunter and fisherman. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.
- There have been hundreds of unconfirmed sightings of Robert William Fisher.
- He was born on April 13, 1961, has blue eyes, brown hair and is six feet tall.
Here is some speculation revolving around the case:
- He may have been having an affair with a woman that worked with him.
- It is assumed that he has changed his appearance, possibly by growing his hair or adding facial hair.
- The Scottsdale Police Department believes that a caller to the America's Most Wanted Program in August 2001 was Fisher. The call was made from Chester, VA. The case has appeared twice on America's Most Wanted. The story also appeared on Unsolved Mysteries.
- The FBI believes that Fisher may be working in a medical position, or living in a small town with a menial job.
Robert William Fisher is on the FBI's Top Ten Fugitive list. There is a reward offered if the information provided to the FBI leads directly to his arrest. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Robert William Fisher, you are urged to call the Scottsdale Police Department at (480) 312-2716 or the Phoenix FBI Office at (602) 279-5511.