On January 15, 2016 at 8:29 AM the Pineville Police Department received a report of a deceased person at 810 Main Street, the law office of former Pineville Judge Richard Lee.
Officers found one person deceased at the scene and that person has been identified as Judge Lee.
It appears that Judge Lee was killed by an accidental discharged single gunshot wound. The investigation is continuing and more information will be released as it becomes available.
The Pineville Police Department and the City of Pineville would like to express our heartfelt condolences to Judge Lee’s family during this tragic time.