Marcia Maglisco, 62, was caring for her 2-year-old grandson in West Hartford when the boy drowned last week.
Here’s the Transcript of her 911 Call To West Hartford Police On Oct. 5, 2007
Williams: West Hartford Police Fire Dispatcher Williams
Maglisco: Um, yes, um I’m at 14 Foxridge Road. I need the police to come and arrest me, I drowned my grandson.
Williams: You did what now?
Maglisco: I drowned my grandson. I need to.
Williams: [Unintelligible] Ok, Ok, how old is this child? and Ok, are you home alone?
Maglisco: Yes, I’m in their home.
Williams: 14 Foxridge?
Maglisco : Yes
Williams: Is is he …Oh, ok your saying he’s deceased?
Williams: Are you, [unintelligible] when did you do this, just now?
Williams: Ok, well is there a way you can um do something to try to bring him back?
Williams: Are you sure you do not want to attempt to bring him back?
Maglisco: I can’t. I’m just a grandmother .. I have mental problems. I’m a very bad [unintelligible]
Williams: How old of a child is it?
Williams: It’s two years old?
Williams: I want you to stay on this line.
Maglisco: I’m gonna go put his clothes on, I called the mother to come home. I want the police to shoot me, if they could.
Williams: Is he still in the water?
Williams: You’ve taken him out of the water?
Maglisco: Yes I have.
Maglisco: He’s just deceased. They don’t need an ambulance. The mother’s coming, please help.
[Williams cuts in:]
Williams: You are the grandmother?
Maglisco: Yes I am.
Williams: What is your name?
Maglisco: Marcia Maglisco
Maglisco: Maglisco, yes.
Williams: And you will not do anything to try to attempt to bring the child back?
Maglisco: I tried, I can’t.
Maglisco: I’m psychotic, pause …he was in the tub, he slipped, he banged his head and I just left him.
Williams: How long ago was this … how long ago?
Maglisco: About ten minutes.
Williams: Ten minutes?
Maglisco: Mmhmm .. I have to go and wait for the mother.
Maglisco: I need you to help the mother, please help the mother.
Williams: Well, where’s the mother at?
Maglisco: She’s I called her to come from work, I told her her son’s dead, she’s coming. I’ll be right I’ll have the door open so you’ll [unintelligible] can take me, Thank you, bye.
Williams: I want you to stay on this line hello?
Maglisco: I have to go up and get him ready so she won’t see him undressed okay?
Williams: No, don’t touch that baby, unless you’re going to do something to try and bring him back.
Maglisco: All right, I will, bye.
[Phone line disconnects.]