More Details Emerge in Death of 911 Caller

Grady official says operator a 'scapegoat'


 
 

Marcus K. GarnerRhonda Cook | | Wednesday, August 6, 2008


FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Police and paramedics responding Saturday to a Johns Creek woman in distress struggled for nearly half an hour to keep her alive until an ambulance arrived, according to Johns Creek police officers.



The delay in responding to the dying woman's 911 call was even greater than Fulton County Emergency Management officials initially reported, according to a police report released Wednesday.



The Johns Creek police officer who worked to revive the woman while waiting on an ambulance, said he was frustrated by the series of mistakes leading up to her death.



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