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Aug
24
2010
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

It’s a tough and unfortunate news day. LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg’s death was ruled a suicide in a statement released by the Henderson Police. Dr. Thomas Hess, whose relationship with Erica is unclear, was brought on charges for obstruction of justice on Tuesday. He also was the one to find Erica and make the 911 call.

Here’s the audio of the 911 call Dr. Thomas Hess made. Click on the link below (and then again when it brings you to another page) if you wish to listen to the audio, but this is my disclaimer — sad is really the only word to describe this tragedy. The transcript is after the jump.

Erica Blasberg 911 Call Placed by Dr. Thomas Hess

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Aug
24
2010

I have a big lump in my throat and it was pretty painful to read the press release. LPGA pro Erica Blasberg, 25, was found dead in her Henderson, NV, home in May. She was a sweet and enjoyable girl in my brief interactions with her. The Henderson Police released a statement today that noted Erica’s death was ruled a suicide by the coroner and police don’t suspect foul play. Here’s the release in full:

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