The man accused of killing his “defenseless” 3-month-old daughter and leaving her physique in a trash-strewn wooded space close to Yankee Stadium requested his mom whether or not she’d flip him in “if I did one thing incorrect,” the grieving grandma instructed The Post.
Damion Comager, 23, initially from Louisiana, was charged Monday with homicide, manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse in connection to the tragic loss of life of little Genevieve Rozzlyn Comager, whose physique was discovered within the Bronx on Sunday night time, police mentioned.
Comager’s mom, Ashley Holmes, mentioned her son confessed to her in a Saturday night time telephone name throughout a dialog about child garments.
“He mentioned he wished to ask me a hypothetical query,” Holmes mentioned Monday night time. “He mentioned, ‘If I did one thing incorrect, would you name the authorit[ies] on me?’ I mentioned, ‘It will depend on what you probably did,’ not figuring out he already did it.”
Comager lastly instructed his mom, “She is gone, she is gone,” based on Holmes.
“I mentioned, ‘Gone the place?’” Holmes continued. “When he instructed me, I mentioned, ‘What? No you didn’t.’ I simply hollered and hit my steering wheel, and that’s once I referred to as his daddy. To me, he gave the impression of [he had] no regret.”
The devastating change prompted Holmes to contact “youngster protecting providers,” she claimed. The Post couldn’t instantly affirm Tuesday that the Administration for Children’s Services had been concerned within the case.
A spokeswoman for the company confirmed that it has been concerned in investigating the case.
“Our prime precedence is defending the security and well-being of all youngsters in New York City,” the ACS rep mentioned. “As quickly as this household got here to our consideration after this tragic matter arose, we launched a right away investigation with the NYPD.”
Then “I referred to as his daddy and we had a three-way dialog,” the younger man’s stricken mom added.
Damion’s dad, Donald Comager, 47, beforehand instructed The Post he consulted with a priest earlier than deciding to “do the suitable factor” and turn his own son in to police.
“That’s once they began trying to find the newborn,” Holmes mentioned.
Authorities found Genevieve’s body round 8:25 p.m. Sunday — about two weeks after she was dumped there — once they searched the wooded space at West 161st Street and the Major Deegan Expressway, cops and regulation enforcement sources mentioned.
According to sources, Damion allegedly admitted that he shook and slapped the newborn on May 14 when she wouldn’t cease crying.
“He instructed me the newborn was doing loads of crying. She wouldn’t cease crying,” Donald Comager mentioned of his son. “He mentioned he simply shook her and lay her down, and he lay down and went to sleep.
“He acquired up and reached for her and he or she was stiff and her physique was chilly. He panicked. He instructed his girlfriend, ‘I believe she is dead.’”
Damion Comager’s girlfriend, Ivana Paolozzi, 20, initially from Switzerland, was additionally charged with concealment of a human corpse and obstructing governmental administration, police mentioned.
Comager allegedly instructed cops he didn’t need to take her to a hospital after she grew to become unresponsive as a result of she had marks round her neck that he feared would elevate suspicion, the sources mentioned.
Later that morning, the lady was stuffed in a bag and dumped within the wooded space, not removed from the place the couple had lived with their child, at a transitional housing shelter on University Avenue, based on the sources.
Holmes mentioned she first realized one thing was incorrect when her son stopped FaceTiming her together with his toddler daughter in tow.
“I didn’t ask why,” she mentioned. “I simply thought he stopped FaceTiming me and we speak[ed] on the telephone. I knew one thing was incorrect once I wasn’t listening to the newborn. I requested him, ‘How is the newborn?’ He would say, ‘The child is okay, the newborn is sleeping.’”
Little Genevieve used to cry lots, based on Holmes, who mentioned she had beforehand steered that the newborn wasn’t correctly fed.
Damion instructed his mom that Ivana was breastfeeding, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient, and the couple didn’t have cash to purchase formulation, Holmes claimed.
“I mentioned she [was] hungry and that’s why she was crying,” Holmes mentioned. “’You [both are] not feeding her sufficient.’”
Damion’s mother, dad and stepmom began sending cash to purchase formulation for the newborn, Holmes mentioned.
“Anything you want for that child, we are going to give it to you,” she claimed she supplied her son.
Earlier on Saturday, Damion instructed his mom, “‘Ma, I want some meals. We are hungry,’” Holmes recalled, including she didn’t have any cash to ship, so she referred to as Damion’s father to let him know.
“I instructed him I used to be going to Walmart to get the newborn some garments,” she recalled. “He mentioned, ‘No, no, she has sufficient.’”
After allegedly telling her in regards to the grim incident, Holmes claimed her son mentioned he and his girlfriend have been going to return to Switzerland and “she was going to have one other child and begin yet again.”
Damion Comager struggled with psychological sickness and was recognized bipolar and schizophrenic as a baby, his dad has mentioned. His mother additionally mentioned Damion “has a psychological sickness and he was beneath loads of stress.”
But “It’s no excuse for what he did,” Holmes mentioned. “Both of them should pay for what they did. [The baby] was 3 months previous. She was defenseless. She couldn’t battle again.
“I’m offended. I’m upset. I’m all the pieces,” Holmes continued. “There aren’t any phrases. I really like that child. She was part of me.”
Still, she mentioned, “my son beloved his daughter.”
“He remains to be my youngster,” Holmes mentioned of her son. “I nonetheless love him. He doesn’t have to be put in jail. He must be put in a psychological facility and do his time. She must go to jail. I don’t know an excessive amount of about her, however [she] sat up there and let that man kill [her] daughter.
“I really like my son however at a sure age in life, you make your selections. He made that alternative.”