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DeLong v. Erie County
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Ms. DeLong called 911 and reported an intruder attempting to break into her house. The person taking her call assured her that help was on the way, but incorrectly recorded Ms. DeLong’s address. Ms. DeLong was stabbed to death by the intruder. Evidence suggested that her life may have been saved if police had not been misdirected. Respondents brought suit against the Appellants, including Erie County (Appellants).
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