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The Call to Police - The Andrea Yates Case

Andrea Yates Called Police After Killing Her Children

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After Andrea Yates systematically murdered her five children she called police to report the crime.

The Call:

911 Dispatcher "What's your name?"

Andrea Yates: "Andrea Yates."

911 Dispatcher "What's the problem?"

Andrea Yates: "Um, I just need him to come."

911 Dispatcher "Is your husband there?"

Andrea Yates: "No."

911 Dispatcher "Well, what's the problem?"

Andrea Yates: "I need him to come."

911 Dispatcher "I need to know why we're coming, ma'am. Is he there standing next to you?"

Andrea Yates: "No."

911 Dispatcher "She?"

Andrea Yates: "Pardon me?"

911 Dispatcher "Are you having a disturbance? Are you ill or what?"

Andrea Yates: "Um, yes, I'm ill."

911 Dispatcher "Do you need an ambulance?"

Andrea Yates: "No, I need a police officer. Yeah, send an ambulance."

911 Dispatcher "What's the problem?"

Andrea Yates: "Um?"

911 Dispatcher "Hello?"

Andrea Yates: "I just need a police officer."

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