April 10th, 2001
Shortly before 9am an explosion tore through a south Scottsdale house. In the ruins of the house police found the family of Robert Fisher and quickly deduced that his wife and two kids had been killed prior to the explosion. Fisher was named a suspect in a triple homicide. Robert’s wife, his 10-year-old, and his 12-year-old, had likely died from having their throats slashed before the fire. Shortly after the crime the Fisher’s SUV and Robert’s dog were found in northeastern Arizona near Payson. Fisher was not. Robert Fisher was added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List on June 29, 2002. Police believe Fisher called America’s Most Wanted Program in August, 2001 from Chester, VA. A new home was built on the site in 2004.