PUBLISHED: 08:33 EST, 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:27 EST, 23 August 2012
Authorities have released the 911 call of the mother who murdered and decapitated her two-year-old child before stabbing herself to death in a horrific murder suicide.
Chevonne Thomas’ 911 call to a Camden, New Jersey, dispatcher in which she admits stabbing her two-year-old son is filled with manic ramblings and contradictory statements.
She first blames her boyfriend for killing her son before admitting to it, saying multiple times: ‘I’m lying, I’m lying, I’m lying, I did it.’
She also revealed she was taking Prozac but had not taken it that day.
Murder suicide: Chevonne Thomas decapitated her own child and put his head in the freezer before stabbing herself to death
Tragic death: Zahree Thomas, two, was murdered and decapitated in his Camden, New Jersey, home by his mother
New Jersey officials say the 33-year-old had recently regained custody of the boy and had been getting counseling.
She had a history of substance abuse and mental health disorders.
A neighbor said she saw Thomas sitting on the steps of her home earlier in the night topless and crying with her boyfriend.
Police received the call around 12.30am from a woman about a domestic dispute.
When police arrived, they found the boy’s headless body on the first floor.
Thomas was on a second-floor bedroom and police tried to talk her into surrendering. But she slashed her own throat and died before police could reach her.
Scene: 1400 block of Kaighn Avenue, Camden, where police were called at 12.30am yesterday by a woman who said she hurt her child
An air conditioner was thrown out of the window onto the porch of the house where Chevonne and Zahree Thomas died in the murder suicide
They found the child’s head in the freezer later.
No one else was in the home when this happened. Thomas has another child who was not at home at the time.
Prosecutors say Chevonne Thomas had lost custody of Zahree in 2010 when she left the boy unattended in a car.
She admitted she had smoked marijuana laced with PCP before blacking out in a park.
Camden, which lies across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, has been plagued by poverty and high crime rates.
Records show Thomas was arrested last year on charges of endangering the welfare of a child. No further details are available at this time.
The horrific confession in full: 911 transcript
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
Thomas: 33 years old.
Dispatcher: Where do you live at?
Thomas: 1058. 1058.
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?
Dispatcher: Do you take medicine?
Thomas: I used to.
Dispatcher: What kind did you take?
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.