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Teen mom accused of breaking infant's legs

Posted May 4, 2011
Updated May 5, 2011

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— A 17-year-old Raleigh mother has been accused of intentionally breaking her 1-year-old son's legs.

Princess Angelina Zamot, of 6612-C Lake Hills Drive, was in the Wake County jail Wednesday morning under a $220,000 bond after her arrest on a count of intentional child abuse causing serious bodily injury.

A woman called 911 from inside the home on April 28 to ask for police to investigate because she was concerned about the child's welfare, according to a 911 call.

"I have a 17-year-old that has a 1-year-old baby, and she is failing to take care of the baby," the caller said. "The baby has been on the floor. He is soaking wet, and she's sleeping and won't take care of the baby."

Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue said the boy was taken to WakeMed in Raleigh, where medical personnel determined the tibia and fibula in both of his legs were fractured and that the breaks could not have been accidental.

He was still in the hospital Wednesday afternoon, and Sughrue said be would be released to the Department of Social Services.

Zamot was scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.

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  • xkarlaxrod May 6, 2011

    This can't be true :'(. She loves her baby to death. Her mother is a the irrisponsible one though. Always made her stressed out.

  • shortcake53 May 5, 2011

    The point is, KIDS SHOULD NOT BE HAVING BABIES, period.

  • mustainemad May 5, 2011

    Wildcat, I would really like for you to explain exactly how, in your mind, this person who intentionally broke all of the bones in her infant's legs is a victim. Please put it in all caps so we can see your point more clearly.

  • beffie1963 May 5, 2011

    Please. Don't have children if you don't want them or won't take care of them. Have an abortion or consider adoption. There are options. An innocent child shouldn't have to suffer at the hands of a parent who just didn't want them in the first place.

  • maribel2408 May 5, 2011

    SHE SHOULD BE PLACED IN JAIL FRO THE REST OF HER LIFE, AND THAT CHILD SHOULD BE PLACED AS FAR AWAY FROM THIS FAMILY AS POSSIBLE. DISGUSTING

  • mego May 5, 2011

    Wildcat every time I turn around you have some comment to make about everyone else's comment's & quite frankly the things you say never make any sense!

    I never once said I was perfect and btw I don't have children & if I wanted to I could cause I am a married adult, but that really isn't your business now is it?! I have nothing against teen parents, I get it things happen, but you have to take responsibility for your actions, no matter what they may be. I don't see every other teen mother breaking their child's legs so why is it ok that she did it to hers! She obviously needs some help if she can do this to a defenseless baby, but guess what this child was her responsibility so she deserves whatever punishment she receives! So until you actually have something smart to say why don't you just save yourself from embarrassment and get a life. Take the capslock off also, it doesn't help your point, it just makes

  • wildcat May 5, 2011

    TEACH YOUR CHILDREN IN THE RIGHT WAY. FOLLOW THE SCRIPTURE IN THE BIBLE IN HOW TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN. IT HELPS AND YOU WILL BE PROUD AND NOT SORROWFUL AS THEY GROW UP.

  • wildcat May 5, 2011

    BETTER ASK YOUR YOUNGSTERS

    THEY MAY KNOW MORE THAN YOU REALIZE. KIDS TODAY ARE BRIGHT AND SMART.

  • wildcat May 5, 2011

    How can you say mother is the victim?
    true american

    SHE IS JUST A CHILD HERSELF. RIGHT OR WRONG. SHE NEEDS HELP.

  • wildcat May 5, 2011

    As far as I'm aware sex makes babies, correct?

    WHAT WILL YOUR CHILDREN DO WHEN IT COMES TO SEX AND BABIES? OH, YOU CANNOT ANSWER THAT. BETTER ASK YOUR YOUNGSTERS.

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