911 calls released after woman pulled from Chicago River

Keisha Garnett, 30, whose nickname was "Alicia," was walking with friends on the south side of the Chicago River early Tuesday morning when she fell in near Lower Wacker Drive and later died.

January 8, 2014 8:25:44 PM PST
911 calls were released Wednesday from people who quickly called emergency crews to help a woman who fell in the Chicago River last month and died.

Dispatch: "Do you see the person still in the water?"
Caller: "Yeah, oh my God."
Dispatch: "All right, is she above the water?"
Caller: "No, she's under the water."

Keisha Garnett, 30, was visiting Chicago on December 17 when she slipped and fell into the frigid water near the Michigan Avenue bridge.

Rescue crews managed to pull her out, but she died later at a hospital.

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