New York Mom Accused of Child Assault
(Utica, New York) A 25-year-old local mother, Samantha Waller, has been accused of seriously assaulting her 3-year-old son.
Waller faces one count of assault in the first degree and six counts of assault in the second degree.
In mid-September, 25-year-old Samantha Waller brought her 3-year-old son to the hospital for a leg injury. An emergency room doctor became concerned when he found additional injuries including a spiral fracture on his leg, a lacerated liver, a fractured hip and a broken collarbone.Details on booking are unavailable.
The doctor said there was a laceration on his face that left a permanent scar, and several scars on his back, which could have been caused by an electrical cord.