As Richard Berman drove to his former home in the El Cid neighborhood on Monday morning, his voice remained calm even as he told a 9-1-1 dispatcher that his ex-wife had sent him an email saying she was going to harm herself and their two children.
But Berman’s tone turned desperate after he and a neighbor walked into the home at 212 Pershing Way. In the background of the 9-1-1 tape released Tuesday by West Palm Beach Police, the unidentified neighbor can be heard shouting: “There’s blood on the walls.”
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Staff Writer Julius Whigham II contributed to this story.