The authorities received a strange phone call. A man called to 911 and said in a low voice on phone, “I think I killed my (wife) …”
“What — what do you mean by that? What happened?” The operator didn’t get him and asked the man to elaborate.
The man said, “I had a dream and then I turned on the lights and she’s dead on the floor.” He added, “Um, I have blood all over me and there’s a bloody knife on the bed and I think I did it.”
A man called 911 on Friday after 1 AM, it was a disturbing about 6:30 minutes phone call. Raleigh police said, a 27-year-old man who lived in North Carolina named Phelps confess on the phone that he has killed his wife.
Raleigh News & Observer published an audio from the emergency call in which Phelps appears to sob and he confessed his crime. He was breathing heavily throughout the confession and was sobbing. He told the operator that he was completely unaware when he woke up and what time it is.
According to the audio from the emergency call, He told the dispatcher that before he went to the bed he took medicine for a cough.
Phelps told the operator on phone, “I took more medicine than I should have.” He said, “I took Coricidin … because I know it can make you feel good. So a lot of times I can’t sleep at night, so I took some. … She’s not moving. Oh my God.”
The 911 operator repeatedly asked Phelps to check if his wife is still breathing or not. Phelps told him that his wife is not responding and not breathing at all and he was getting scared to get too close to her dead wife.
“There’s all this blood,” Phelps said. “She didn’t deserve this.”
His wife Lauren Phelps’, 29, body was found when policed reached Phelps’ home in northeast Raleigh, there were multiple wounds of stab attack on her body. The police took her to the nearby hospital where doctors proclaimed her dead.
According to a post on Facebook, a memorial service was held on August 4, Monday for Lauren Phelps in Wake Forest, North Carolina.