NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department is investigating a strangling death in Castle Hayne.
It happened around 9:30 Wednesday night, and the 911 tapes tell how it all unfolded.
CALLER: We need a sheriff's deputy out here immediately. 107 Fairford Road. We need him immediately.
OPERATOR: What's going on?
CALLER: My ex-boyfriend is trying to beat me up and now he's going after my son. My sons got him held down to the floor. We need someone here now, right now."
CALLER: This guy's acting crazy here, and we're fighting, trying to keep him down.
It took deputies several minutes to respond and from the sound of the 911 tape, Capps had stopped breathing by the time they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sheriff's investigators say the case is still under investigation. No charges have been filed so far.