Store manager's call to 911 released

February 19, 2008 9:35:55 AM PST
Tapes of the 911 call made by Lane Bryant store manager Rhoda McFarland have been released.A gunman killed McFarland and four other women during an apparent robbery at the store in suburban Tinley Park on February 2.

Investigators say McFarland called 911 from her cell phone and whispered for help.

The television show 'America's Most Wanted' provided this copy of the phone call.

Dispatcher: 9-1-1 emergency.

McFarland: Lane Bryant.

Dispatcher: Where at?

McFarland: Tinley Park, hurry.

Dispatcher: Stay on the line, stay on the line. Let me get you to Tinley Park, don't hang up.

Phone goes dead.

Police say they've received more than 600 tips, but the search for the gunman goes on.

Download 9-1-1 audio clip (quicktime format, courtesy AMW 911)