A 911 call has captured the distressing moments after a woman discovered the bodies of her best friend and her best friend’s boyfriend at their home.
The neighbor was concerned about 22-year-old college Heather Campbell. So, she walked into her unlocked Columbus, Ohio apartment to check on her.
“I just walked into my best friend’s apartment and her and her boyfriend are laying on the kitchen floor dead and bleeding,” the neighbor told the 911 dispatcher, according to The Lantern. “I refuse to go back in there.”
The body of Campbell’s 25-year-old boyfriend, Kyle Lafferty, was also on the floor.
“I literally walked in their front door and they’re right there,” the friend said in the call. “Because she lives in my apartment building and she hasn’t answered my phone calls since yesterday. So I went in there and the door was unlocked and they were right there on the floor.”
The friend sobbed while on the emergency call.
“I don’t know what to do,” she said, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Police believe that Lafferty likely shot and killed Campbell before killing himself, according to PEOPLE. A police spokesman said, “He [Lafferty] was a current boyfriend or potentially going to be an ex-boyfriend.”
Another 911 call from Saturday indicated that there may have been a loud, domestic dispute in the apartment where the bodies were found. “What happened was I heard extreme arguing and I heard loud banging and it was terrifying,” a neighbor said in a 911 call, according to The Lantern.
Campbell’s grandmother told the Dispatch that Campbell and Lafferty moved into the apartment together after dating for about eight months.
“She seemed like she adored him and he seemed to adore her,” the grandmother told the paper. “He’d been here and met most of the family. Everyone liked him a lot. He had a really good job. They seemed to be making plans for the future.”
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