Corbett 911 call: ‘He’s bleeding all over and I may have killed him’
North Carolina police release transcript of emergency call on night Jason Corbett died
Police in Davidson County, North Carolina have released the audio of a 911 call made by Irishman Jason Corbett’s father-in-law on the night of Jason’s death.
Mr Corbett’s former wife Molly Martens and father-in-law Thomas Martens are on trial for Mr Corbett’s murder.
Below is the full transcript of the call Thomas Martens made to 911.
Thomas Martens: My daughter’s husband, um, my son in law, um, got in a fight with my daughter. I intervened and I think he’s in bad shape. We need help.
911 Operator: OK, what do you mean he’s in bad shape? He’s hurt?
TM: He’s bleeding all over and I may have killed him. I hit him in the head.
911: With what?
TM: With a baseball bat
911: With a baseball bat?
TM: Yes ma’am. He was choking my daughter, he said: ‘I’m gonna kill her’.
TM: OK, it looks like I’ve got lights here.
911: OK, just keep, just keep going, don’t stop.
TM: She’s, she’s going.
911: Alright, sir?
911: Alright, take your daughter and back away and let them do their job.
TM: [To Molly Martens] Let them do their job.
911: Try and keep her calm, OK?
911: Y’all did a good job.
TM: Molly, Molly, let them do their, um, let them do their job.
911: OK, are you ok? As much as possible, I understand. I understand, um, understand - as much as possible, are you OK?
TM: Yeah, I’m OK.