Cover- up call
Upon finding Emily dead in their son’s bed, Elliot Turner’s mother began to help her son fabricate a story 999: Ambulance emergency what’s the address of
the emergency please?
Anita: Yes please, yes please, my name is Mrs
999: What’s the address?
Anita: Number ( omitted)
Anita: Queenswood Avenue.
999: And what town are you in?
Anita: Ummm, no no, no I’m just calling you
999: What town, what town are you in?
Anita: Oh, Bournemouth.
999: Bournemouth. Just confirm that address for
Anita: Number ( omitted) Queenswood Avenue. 999: Is that in Queens Park? Anita: Queen’s Park, yes please.
999: OK, just confirm your telephone number for
Anita: Uh five… hang on…
999: OK, don’t worry just tell me what’s happened
there and the main reason for the call.
Anita: What it is my son’s friend is staying with us. This morning I tried to wake both of them up but the girl didn’t wake up. I can’t wake her up, I don’t know what it is.
999: When you say you can’t wake her up, is she breathing?
Anita: Uh no not that we uh I don’t know.
999: Right well we need to find out, we need to find out, are you on a phone that you can take up to her?
999: Are you on a telephone that you can take up
999: Are you near her now?
999: I need you to check for me is she conscious
and breathing? Anita: Ummmm…
999: If you call her name or…
999: Shake her arm, does it rouse her?
Anita: No, no.
999: Right, now is she breathing?
Anita: No, I don’t think she is.
999: Right how old is she?
Anita: She’s umm 17.
999: Where is she at the moment?
Anita: She’s in bed here.
999: She’s in bed is she?
999: Alright OK so you’re right by her now are you? Anita: Yes.
999: Right I need you to look for me is she covered
over? Or under a duvet? Or…
Anita: Yes under duvet.
999: Right, under a duvet?
999: I need you to pull back the duvet for me and just look to see if you can see any signs of breathing.
Anita: Uh, I tried to hold the pulse.
999: No, I need you to put your face next to her mouth, can you feel any breath? Can you see her chest going up and down?
999: Nothing. What colour is she?
Anita: Umm, what colour is she?
999: Yeah, what colour is she? Is she blue? Is she
Anita: My husband is having a look now.
999: Does it look like she’s choked on anything? Anita: Ummm…
999: Nothing round her neck?
( Leigh Turner in background) She’s cold.
Anita: She’s cold.
999: She’s cold?
999: So if you look at her face, what colour are her
Anita: Her lips is… ( asking Leigh) what colour are
Leigh: Pinky- purpley.
999: Pinky- purpley, so does it look like she’s choked
Anita: She’s got makeup on, shall I wipe her
999: No, no, no, listen to me, does it look like she’s
choked on anything?
Anita: ( asking Leigh) Do you think she’s choked on
something or anything?
999: She got anything round her neck?
Anita: Anything around her neck or oooh that
necklace, she’s got a necklace very tight. 999: Very tight round her neck?
999: Can you, can you get that necklace off?
999: How tight?
Anita: Very, very tight.
999: Oh alright so you don’t think she’s had an
allergic reaction to anything? Right.
Anita: No, but…
999: Wait while you’re talking to me you need to get your husband to get that necklace off from around her neck.
Anita: OK, ( addressing Leigh Turner) could you take
999: How big is it? Is it a thick necklace or?
Anita: [ Mumbling]
999: Can you get the door open? Is your son there
Anita: Uh the ambulance is here… 999: I need you to undo that necklace and somebody needs to open the door, your son, can you shout to your son?
999: Is your son there? Can he go and open the
Anita: Oh uh…
999: Are they there?
999: Is the front door open?
999: We need the front door open.
999: Is it open? Because the crew are there I need you to open the front door and get that necklace from around her neck off.
999: Now, do it now.
999: Is the door open?
Anita: Hang on I talk to the ambulance… Look the
ambulance is there…
999: Alright, they’re there right next to you are they? Anita: Yes.
999: Alright, I’ll leave you with them, well done, bye. Anita: Thank you.