Mom accused of choking baby

Full story: WNYT Albany 7
A mother from Averill Park is accused of choking her 1-year-old baby boy. Twenty-one-year-old Melody Zimmerman of 26 Johnny Cake Lane is charged with attempted assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Full Story

Albany, NY

#1 Oct 29, 2008
This is something that should be nipped in the but now she should not be allowed to have that baby back! Never!!!!! I beleive the next step is death for that poor child I think if something is done now that little boys life will be saved! As for her maximum sentance possible for such a crime!

United States

#2 Oct 29, 2008
So often when you hear of such abuse in the beginning of a childs life,they do not make it into adulthood due to abuse at the hands of their mom or dad.Let's hope to heck this mother starightens out,otherwise the consequences,
could be the death of this child.

Since: Feb 08

Hudson, NY

#3 Oct 29, 2008
I agree with these posters first this woman should not be able to retain custody of this child.Secondly I hope she receives the Maximum sentence possible for her actions.
BiBi Upstate Ukie

Albany, NY

#4 Oct 30, 2008
I'm also in agreement with the previous posts.Do NOT give her custody, either.

Albany, NY

#5 Oct 31, 2008
whats wrong with people they have that law if you dont want your child bring it to the fire staiton, she's crazy

Rexford, NY

#6 Nov 2, 2008
don't give the child back! she's sick in the head and that won't change

United States

#7 Nov 2, 2008
don't give the child back! she's sick in the head and that won't change
I agree,I don't think she should get the child back either.Too many times when abuse starts,
it ends with the death of the child at mommy or daddy's hands.

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