‘I don’t want my mommy to be dead’: Girl, 8, watches as her mother is stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend who then kills himself while 911 are on the line
By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED 17 July 2013
An eight-year-old girl watched while her mother was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend who then killed himself, all while a 911 dispatcher was on the line.
In a call fielded on Tuesday by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office in northwest Ohio, Teresa Nelson, 28, reported that her ex-boyfriend, Justin Manns, 22, was banging on her door and threatening to kill himself on her porch.
She can be heard on the call telling the dispatcher: ‘Please hurry. I’m afraid for my life, before saying to Manns: ‘You literally scare me.’
The dispatcher told Nelson officers were on the way, but about five minutes into the call Mann broke into the house. Nelson, 28, is heard telling her eight-year-old daughter to go into another room.
‘He’s kicking in my door!’ Nelson told the dispatcher before she began screaming. ‘Oh my god, he’s got me by the hair! He stabbed me! … He’s stabbing me! He’s killing me.’
The call disconnected during the attack. Shortly after, the dispatcher called back and got Nelson’s daughter. She was hiding in the bedroom with her grandmother.
The girl clearly answers questions from the dispatcher, who tells her help is on the way.
Traumatized: Teresa’s eight-year-old daughter watched her mum get stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend before hiding in the closet with her grandmother
‘Are they almost here?’ she asked. ‘Will you pick me up?’ She then asked them to call her daddy.
When police arrived they found a bloody and gruesome murder scene. Manns had beaten Teresa and stabbed her before using the same knife to stab himself.
The sheriff’s office said the girl is now safe with relatives.
‘Children’s services is helping us see that she gets whatever she needs,’ Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart told The Columbus Dispatch.
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