Sheriff calls for investigation of response to Carnation 911 call - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sheriff calls for investigation of response to Carnation 911 call

SEATTLE, Wash. - King County Sheriff Sue Rahr has called for an internal investigation of the response by two deputies to a 9-1-1 hang-up call that originated at the time of the Carnation-area Christmas Eve killings.

Rahr says the six victims were all killed before the deputies arrived. But the sheriff's department still needs to know if its own procedures were followed. If not, she wants to know why.

Investigators say Erica Anderson made the 9-1-1 call after she was shot twice and after her mother, father and husband had been killed. Court documents say Joseph McEnroe took the phone out of Erica's hands, destroyed it and then shot her in the head.

McEnroe and Michele Anderson were charged Friday with six counts of aggravated first-degree murder.

Arraignment for the two is scheduled for Jan. 9.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)

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