KONAWA — Authorities released a 911 recording Wednesday of a man desperately seeking help while people coughed and screamed at a party where they were sickened by a hallucinogenic designer drug.
One woman died, and seven others were hospitalized after taking the drug 2C-E, also called phenethylamine.
Ricky Prindle, one of the partygoers who did not ingest the drug, which was purchased on the Internet, called emergency services early Saturday after Anastasia “Stacy” Jewell, 22, of Ada, started having seizures.
Prindle told the dispatcher she was spitting up blood. He can be heard trying to revive Jewell by calling her name several times. He told the
The dispatcher asked whether they had been drinking, and Prindle said his friends had taken “some sort of hallucinogen” but he said he wasn't sure exactly what they'd ingested.
Prindle's phone calls to emergency services start out frantically as he attempts to explain the location of the party on State Highway 9A in a rural area between Konawa and Maud in Seminole County.
A man's screams are heard in the background throughout the two phone calls made to emergency services. Prindle told the dispatcher Jewell and the man heard shouting were coughing up small amounts of blood.
Prindle said one man was shouting and rolling on the floor. He called dispatch a second time to report Jewell was having another seizure.
Prindle told the dispatcher Jewell was still coughing up blood and, “she is really hot ... she's burning up.”
Jewell was pronounced dead Saturday at Integris Seminole Medical Center. Her funeral is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at Grace Christian Fellowship in Ada.
Konawa City Manager Rita LoPresto in a written statement said Konawa first responders Richard Mophis and Zack Christian arrived at a chaotic scene that morning. They sent out a desperate call for assistance and more ambulance workers. Police and firefighters awoke to respond to the scene to help triage victims.
“There's no doubt that due to their actions lives were saved,” LoPresto said.
Two people remain hospitalized
Jewell's boyfriend, Andrew Akerman, remained in critical condition Wednesday at Valley View Regional Hospital in Ada, a hospital spokeswoman said. Garrett Minitre was upgraded from serious to fair condition. Madison Wolf has been released from the hospital.