School principal found dead; police 'investigating the death as a suicide'
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The principal of a Springfield school was found dead a day after being placed on administrative leave.
Police found Michael Fisher dead in the garage of his home just after 4 p.m. Thursday. Medics had been summoned to the home by Fisher's wife.
"Police are investigating the death as a suicide and have ruled out fou lplay," Springfield Police said in a statement. "Fisher has been the subject of a criminal investigation, which is ongoing."
The same day, a district official notified families that Fisher had been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into his conduct.