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Fremont officer found dead in home

Posted January 23, 2009

— An off-duty Fremont police officer was found dead in his home late Thursday, officials said.

Russell Herring, 28, had been with the Fremont Police Department since late September, Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie said.

His fiancee found him unresponsive in his Goldsboro home, and paramedics pronounced him dead, McDuffie said.

Although the cause of death hasn't been determined, no foul play is suspected in the case, he said.


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  • 68_polara Jan 26, 2009

    Age 28. How sad is that, I can't help but really feel for his wife.

  • n2justice Jan 23, 2009

    My thougths and prayers are with his family.