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911 call: Sanctuary owner finds mauled employee

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A chilling recording of a 911 call captures the owner of an Oregon wild cat sanctuary dragging an employee who’d been mauled to death from a cougar enclosure and screaming at two of the animals inside to get away.

The audio released Wednesday details how Michael Tuller returned to WildCat Haven on Saturday night to discover 36-year-old Renee Radziwon-Chapman bloodied and lying on her back in the fenced-in enclosure.

Radziwon-Chapman, the sanctuary’s head keeper, was alone at the suburban Portland facility when the attack occurred.

In the recording, Tuller tells dispatchers it’s dark and he can’t see, but he enters the enclosure with the cougars anyway.

While dragging out Radziwon-Chapman by the boots, he repeats, “Oh my God, Renee” over and over. He’s also heard screaming, “Get out of here, go!” at the two wild cats circling him.



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