Fired 911 Dispatcher to Appeal Dismissal


| Friday, August 15, 2008

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- She's accused of botching a 911 call that led to a woman's death. Now, Gina Conteh wants her job back.

Conteh's attorney confirms he has filed an appeal of her dismissal, in the wake of the mistake that contributed to the death of a Johns Creek woman.

Darlene Dukes called the Fulton County 911 center on August 2, complaining of breathing problems. She told Conteh, who was working as a dispatcher, that she lived on Wales Street. But Conteh sent EMT's to Wells Street, in Atlanta, instead.

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