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March 6, 2013

Transcript of 911 call from night of Willenborg's murder

Below is a partial transcript of the 911 call made by the fiance of Tara Willenborg after police say the 17-year-old girl was murdered Saturday morning at her Clarksville apartment. The call is 9 minutes and 48 seconds long. Some of the content may be disturbing to some readers. It has been edited for content.

 

OPERATOR: “911, what’s your emergency?”

JOSH LEWIS: “My girlfriend was raped and I think she’s dead. I need someone here now.” 

O: “OK, is she breathing?”

LEWIS: “No, she ain’t. There’s vomit, she’s been beat. There was something tied around her neck. I just cut it off. She’s dead. I can’t ... I’ve been doing CPR for the last 20 minutes. She ain’t coming back.”

O: “What’s your address?”

LEWIS: “I’m at 702 Camden Court, Clarksville, Ind. Apartment No. 30.”

O: “702 Camden Court, Apartment No. 30?”

LEWIS: “Yes, it’s called Cambridge Square. It’s the apartment complex. Someone said that they already called an ambulance, but I’m just making sure.” 

O: “Who called the ambulance?”

LEWIS: “My neighbors.” 

O: “OK, we don’t have a call on it. You said you’ve been doing CPR?” 

LEWIS: “Yeah. Get someone down here right now before I kill ’em.”

O: “Sir, they’re on their way, OK?”

LEWIS: “... Because I think my neighbor did it.”

O: “I’ve got the other dispatcher dispatching them at this time. Do you want to continue to try to do CPR?” 

LEWIS: “Yes. Tell me what I need to do.” 

O: “OK, all right ... Are you there?”

LEWIS: “Yes.”

O: “OK. You’re going to take your hands and you’re going to place them —”

LEWIS: “— On her chest, yes, and pump five times, right?”

O: “She’s on the floor, right?”

LEWIS: “Yes.”

[CALL EDITED]

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