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911 Call Released in Raleigh Cabbie's Slaying

Posted April 23, 2008 11:49 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh cab driver, who was stabbed to death Monday night, called a fellow cab driver asking for help.

Sabiu Tukur, 52,  told the cabbie he had been stabbed in the stomach. That cab driver called 911 dispatchers as he drove to find Tukur, who was blocks away.

Officers found Tukur after his car crashed into a fence in the 1100 block of Brighton Road. He died at WakeMed Tuesday morning.

Joseph Emmanual Caldwell, 24, was charged with murder and armed robbery in connection with Tukur's slaying, and Davin Jerome Heard, 28, was charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery, police said.