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Lawrence County Judge Found Dead In Home

Last updated on Wednesday, October 31, 2007

(BEDFORD) - A Lawrence County circuit judge is found dead in his home last night by Bedford police.

Major Dennis Parsley of the Bedford Police Department says they received a 911 call from the home of 51-year-old Judge Richard D. McIntyre, Sr. on Hill Drive in Bedford, regarding a potentially deceased individual.

Upon arrival, police confirmed the death of Judge McIntyre, who is a judge of the Lawrence County Circuit Court.

Lawrence County Coroner John Sherrill was called to the scene and assisted by Bedford officers. No other information has been released about the incident by press time.

Judge McIntyre was an alumnus of Bedford High School, the University of Colorado and the Indiana University School of Law.

Judge McIntyre was also a member of the Indiana National Guard and was reportedly scheduled to report for training in December after serving in active duty until March of 2006.

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