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Ric Flair 911 Call

My Son Is Out Cold

'He's Purple'

4/1/2013 1:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed by Ric Flair ... moments after the wrestling legend discovered his son Reid Flair unresponsive in a Charlotte, NC hotel room.

Ric frantically tells the operator, "He's out cold! He's out cold and he's purple!"

As we reported, Ric's 25-year-old son Reid -- who had just returned to the U.S. after wrestling in Japan -- passed away on March 29th.

The investigation into Reid's death is ongoing, but he has struggled with substance abuse issues in the past.

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Your mom    

TMZ you should have your license removed and be removed from the air ! If I was Rick and that was my son! I would seriously take my attorney's and my people and Strangle who ever allowed this and strangle who ever did it with my bare hands until they turned blue and needed a paramedic them selves! Or maybe in front of there father so i could record it and show the world. You are sick bastards. I hope you rot in hell that man has given everyone a piece of him self have some respect!

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John Deeder    

I applaud 911, every day they contribute to saving many lives, but this is an example of a 911 system I dred. Where one agency lands the call, then sends out to another PSAP. In our county,(with exception to answering calls that exist in other counties) we handle all 911 calls, fire police ems. One would work with whoever made this call, to give CPR instructions while another dispatches and updates the ambulance. This, PSAP to PSAP system is risky, just transferring you could loose the caller. Point is, you call 911(with exception obviously when it's completely out of jurisdiction, say another county, hell even country, it's happened) you should get ONE dispatcher who can immediately begin with medical dispatch instructions. Again, transferring to individual PSAPS is just outdated and truly not a efficient/effective system, imagine if he was asking for CPR instructions: "please sir, hold on, I am going to transfer you to the paramedic", no, no holding on. CPR is only what, 8% effective but it does save lives. It has to be started immediately. Just my .80 cent thought on it.

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