William Fisher Poster
The Federal Bureau of
Investigation today announced the addition of Robert
William Fisher, an alleged triple murderer, to its "Ten
Most Wanted Fugitives" list. Fisher is being sought
for his alleged involvement in the brutal death of his
family in Arizona. He should be considered armed and
On the morning of April
10, 2001, a Scottsdale, Arizona home exploded and was
engulfed in flames. After the fire was extinguished,
the bodies of a woman and two young children were discovered
inside the burned residence. An accelerant had
been poured over the victims' bodies, their throats
had been slit, and the adult victim had also been shot.
It is alleged that Robert William Fisher, the husband
and father of the victims, murdered his family and then
caused the fire.
On July 19, 2001, a state
arrest warrant was issued in the Superior Court of the
State of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, charging Fisher
with three counts of first degree murder and one count
of arson of an occupied structure. Fisher was subsequently
charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution in
a federal arrest warrant issued by the United States
District Court, District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona.
Fisher is described as
a White male, 6'0", 190 pounds, with blue eyes
and brown hair. He was born on April 13, 1961, in Brooklyn,
New York. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper
left first bicuspid tooth. Fisher may walk with an exaggerated
erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower
back injury. He has surgical scars on his lower back.
Fisher has worked as a
surgical catheter technician, a respiratory therapist,
and a fireman. He is physically fit and is an avid outdoorsman,
hunter, and fisherman. He is known to chew tobacco heavily.
Fisher has ties to New Mexico and Florida. He is believed
to be in possession of several weapons including a high-powered
Robert William Fisher
is the 475th person to be placed on the FBI's "Ten
Most Wanted Fugitives" list, which was established
in 1950. Since then, 445 fugitives have been apprehended
or located, 145 of them as a result of citizen cooperation.
A reward of up to $50,000
is being offered for any information leading directly
to the arrest of Robert William Fisher. Individuals
with information concerning Fisher should take no action
themselves, but instead immediately contact the nearest
office of the FBI or local law enforcement agency. For
any possible sighting outside the United States, contact
the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
regarding Robert William Fisher, including his wanted
poster, is available on the FBI's Internet Home Page