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Police Release 911 Call From Camden Mom [VIDEO]

The 911 call from Chevonne Thomas was rambling and incoherent, but authorities say she made one thing clear: Her 2-year-old son had been stabbed, and she did it.

Zahree Thomas
Zahree Thomas (WABC TV)

Police say they found the body of young Zahree Thomas early Wednesday morning on the first floor of his mother’s Camden home. They found his head in the freezer.

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Authorities say the 33-year-old mother fatally stabbed herself after calling 911 to report her son’s death.

During the call, she first accused her boyfriend of stabbing Zahree, but then quickly recanted.

According to a recording of the call released Wednesday night she says, “You know what, I did it, I’m lying, I’m lying, I’m lying, I did it.”

When asked if she takes medicine, Thomas said she used to take the antidepressant Prozac.

Excerpts of 911 call by CAMDEN mom who decapitated son

Chevonne Thomas: Hell no, hell no, hell no. Keep thinking that. Keep thinking that.Dispatcher: 911 where’s your emergency.

Thomas: Yes, somebody just stabbed my baby. Please get here.

Dispatcher: They just did what?

Thomas: Stabbed my baby

Dispatcher: Do they know who it was, ma’am?

Thomas: Yes, it’s my ex, it’s my boyfriend. My current boyfriend.

Dispatcher: What’s your address?

Thomas: 1415 Kaighn. You know what? (dispatcher comments indecipherable) I did it. I’m lying. I’m lying. I’m lying. I’m lying. I did it.

Dispatcher: Do you need an ambulance, ma’am?

Thomas: No. I mean, no. He don’t need, no.

Dispatcher: What’s your name?

Thomas: Chevonne Thomas. Chevonne Thomas.

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Dispatcher: Chevonne, you said your baby was stabbed. Is this your son? How old is he?

Thomas: Yes, yes, yes, yes. My son is 2. He is 2.

Dispatcher: He was the one that was stabbed?

Thomas: Yes.

Dispatcher: He was stabbed with what?

Thomas: A knife.

Dispatcher: Is he bleeding? Where is he bleeding? Is he bleeding from anywhere?

Thomas: No. I mean he is, but not much.

Dispatcher: From where.

Thomas: Not much.

Dispatcher: Chevonne, where is he bleeding from?

Thomas: Not much. He’s not bleeding that much. Not bleeding that much.

Dispatcher: Where’s your boyfriend at?

Thomas: I think … I knew it. I knew it.

Dispatcher: Chevonne, Where’s he at?

Thomas: My boyfriend is, he’s gonna come in the back door. He’s gonna come in the back door.

Dispatcher: Who did it? Your boyfriend stabbed him?

Thomas: Yes.

Dispatcher: Who else is in the house?

Thomas: I knew it. Nobody. Nobody at all. Nobody. Nobody at all.

Dispatcher: And your boyfriend is outside?

Thomas: Yep. Yep.

Dispatcher: You guys were fighting?

Thomas: Yep. Yep.

Dispatcher: Aright, we’re going to send officers out there, OK?

Thomas: Yep, yep. Yep.

Dispatcher: You’re at 1415 Kaighn Avenue, right?

Thomas: Yep, yep, yep.

Dispatcher: All right, we’re going to send somebody out there.

Thomas: You better, wait, wait. You know what? I don’t even want to play this. I did it. OK? I did it. I did it. I did it.

Dispatcher: Stay on the phone, OK?

Thomas: I keep trying to make it, I’m about to, no, I have to find some money, I got to. I got to try to find some money. I got to, I got to, I got to. I don’t care.

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Dispatcher: Chevonne, what’s the problem?

Thomas: I knew it. I knew it. I knew it.

Dispatcher: You knew what?

Thomas: I knew it. I know. I knew it, I knew it.

Dispatcher: You knew what, Chevonne? What did you know? You need the police?

Thomas: Nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, uh-UH, uh-UH. Nope. Nope.

Dispatcher: Do you need the police?

Thomas: Nope. mm-MM. mm-MM. I don’t need nothing.

Dispatcher: Do you need the police?

Thomas: Nope. Um-um. I don’t need nothing. I don’t need nothing.

Dispatcher: How old are you, Chevonne?

Thomas: I don’t need nothing. I’m 33.

Dispatcher: 33?

Thomas: 33 years old.

Dispatcher: Where do you live at?

Thomas: 1058. 1058.

Dispatcher: Where?

Dispatcher: 1058 what?

Thomas: 10. 10.

Dispatcher: 1058 what? Chevonne? Who lives at 1415 Kaighn?

Thomas: Nobody. Not me. My boyfriend is right here. He’s right.

Dispatcher: Can I speak to him?

Thomas: (indecipherable)

Dispatcher: Do you take medicine?

Thomas: I used to.

Dispatcher: What kind did you take?

Thomas: Prozac.

Dispatcher: Prozac. OK, you don’t take it anymore?

Thomas: Nope. Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, I do.

Dispatcher: Do you still take it?

Thomas: I still take it.

Dispatcher: Did you take it today?

Thomas: I still take it. I still take it. No. no, no. I did, no. I didn’t take it today, but I should have. I should have. I should have took it today.

Dispatcher: Ok, where are you? She didn’t take her Prozac today.

Thomas: I did. I did. I did. Keep playing.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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