Officer killed in confrontation with Maine wardens

Eric Richard, 46, an administrative officer, was shot

Duty Death: Eric Richard - [Rumford, Maine]


By Erin Cox
Sun Journal

RUMFORD, Maine — A small town and its police force were rocked by tragedy Thursday when they lost one of their own.

Eric Richard, 46, an administrative officer with the Rumford Police Department, was shot and killed Thursday morning. Authorities had spent the night trying to find him in the woods behind his home on Cedar Lane.

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