AUDIO: Shocking 911 Tapes Reveal Stark Difference Between Father's, Mother's Calls to Report Isabel Celis Missing
April 20 was the last time the family of six-year-old Isabel Celis saw her before they discovered her to be missing from her bedroom the next morning, her father Sergio telling authorities that the screen in her window had been popped out and the child was nowhere to be found. Today, 911 calls made by both Isabel's mother and father were released ... and the difference in the tone and content of the two calls is startling.
In Sergio Celis's call to authorities, the father seems to be very calm, at one point even joking with the dispatcher, saying, "I was even in the living room watching the Diamondbacks game at midnight ... I just called her [mother] and I told her to get her butt home... (laughs)"
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Contrast that to wife Becky's call,
and you'll hear a mother noticeably shaken, alternating between shrill screams and crying. She repeatedly told the dispatcher, "I should have gone in and checked on her" and "we looked everywhere; she's nowhere in the house!"
Officials say 19 detectives were assigned to the case - 15 of those investigating the possibility of a stranger taking the child, four looking into the family.
Arizona Child Protective Services has told Sergio Celis he can't have any contact with his two sons during the investigation, but police are cautioning the public not to read guilt into that, nor into his nature in the 911 tapes.