AUDIO: 911 call released in Woolwich murder of Michelle Long

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
AUDIO: 911 call released in Woolwich murder
Watch the report from Action News at 4 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2017.

WOOLWICH TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Action News has obtained the 911 call following a murder in Woolwich Township, Gloucester County.

47-year-old Michelle Long was found dead in her backyard pool in June, and last week, police announced charges against her husband, 51-year-old Norman Long.

They say he beat his wife to death inside the house and dumped her body in the pool - fully clothed.

A man in the neighborhood called 911 on June 17th, saying the suspect was running around, frantically asking for help.

CALLER: "He keeps coming out of his house screaming 'call 911, help, help, help.'"

DISPATCH: "OK, do you know if he need police or an ambulance?"

CALLER: "I don't know. He keeps running out of the house."

MAN: "Help me! Help me! Please, help me!"

CALLER: "Police are on their way. The ambulance are on their way."

At the time, neighbors thought Michelle Long had had a heart attack. The investigation revealed she died from blunt force trauma.

Still no word on a motive.

Norman Long is still undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.


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