911 call: Texas man in teacher's death eyed alibi

Created: 03/07/2014 9:14 AM
By: The Associated Press

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) - A Texas man facing charges of killing his Dallas-area teacher girlfriend in New Mexico is heard on a 911 call saying she disappeared after threatening to leave with a man who "treated her right."
The 911 call released Thursday reveals that 33-year-old Robert Glenn Earley, of Euless, Texas, initially claimed 30-year-old Emily Rebecca Lambert vanished when they parted at a Carlsbad bar on Sunday morning following an argument.
He eventually told investigators he had knocked Lambert unconscious and took her to a rural area near Carlsbad. An affidavit says he struck her with an air pump and then used a rope and his car to drag her body behind a barn.
Earley is charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
It was not known if Earley has an attorney.

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