Ex-Cop Husband Of Slain Bronx Mom Tina Adovasio Arraigned

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The day after a Bronx mother of four was laid to rest, her husband, a former New York City police officer, was arraigned.

Edwin Coello was ordered to be held without bail by Judge John Hecht. and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, March 28, 2011.

The crowd outside the 45th Precinct Stationhouse shouted profanities as Coello was brought out in handcuffs Tuesday, accused of killing his wife, Tina Adovasio.

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Hours earlier, the strangled maternity nurse was laid to rest in front of heartbroken family and friends. Advasio’s oldest son, 16-year-old Joseph, reportedly told their priest that he wanted everyone to know his mother always put her children first.

Many at the funeral knew all about a marriage that had been filled with domestic violence.

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“I’m sure all of that looks bad. It looks bad but this is a case that’s not going to be tried in the media. It’s going to be tried in court,” said Renee Hill, Coello’s lawyer.

Adavasio was in court last month, filing for divorce and for an order of protection against her husband.

“He’d hit her in the past. Some pretty nasty hitting. Not a slap. She needed stitches once,” said Mike Lease, Adovasio’s divorce lawyer.

Police believe Coello strangled his wife in their third floor apartment then carried her body out in a large duffel bag, put her into this car before driving to Yorktown Heights, where he dumped her body in a wooded area.

Candles and flowers marked the loss.

“My heart goes out to the children. Obviously, how are they going to live their lives? How’s this going to affect them going forward? It’s a tragic thing,” said neighbor Al Miranda.

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  1. LAURA says:

    THEY SHOULD PUT HIM ON THE TACONIC PARKWAY AND HAVE CARS DRIVER OVER HIM

  2. Schlomo Horowitz says:

    Such a pretty gal, Such a waste. Now the kids have no one. Pops must be a real winner to want his ex dead.

  3. DeeMee says:

    Guess a new lifetime movie will come out

  4. Matt says:

    I hope they put him in general population he is a dirtbag but since he is an ex cop he will be kept by himself. He should rot in hell. Why is there no death sentence.

  5. kendra says:

    that is terrible that he got away with that in the past just cause he was a cop back when that same type of thing happened in the past to his 1st wife…..the people in prison don,t take to people that kill or rape females so just amagine what they,ll do to him in prison when he gets there and he,s a cop also sad sad situation…

  6. Orlinda Calmeid says:

    There are people out there that think that it is OK to hit a female just because she is a female and that is not only a muslim thing. It cuts across all races nationalities and income.

  7. sk says:

    many peopel winessed this woman being abused before so why didn’t they speak up before she ws killed? everyoen needs to keep their eyes and ears out and help those in trouble before its too late!

  8. Tara says:

    I am disgusted by spousal abuse! In this day and age….this should not EXIST!!!!! Why do people think they are so powerless? I couldn’t imagine me in that situation…I would pull a Francine Hughes (The burning bed) or a Lorena Bobbit (John Wayne Bobbit) on his stupid a**! I feel for those 4 children. I hope that Eddy rots in hell and suffers 100 times worse than Tina and her entire family!!!!

    1. Orlinda Calmeid says:

      Blame the ____that do not arrest a prson who has choked or tried to kill their so called loved ones. _____is good for that. I suppose that they think that it is a cultural thing therefore they do not do the proper arrest. The excuse is that blood needs to be seen before they can do an arrest, but in good areas a person who attempts to kill someone will get an arrested even if its for one night.

      I hope that all districts do what the better areas do and poor oppressed by someone who has more is no excuse for violence.

      Two wrongs don’t make a right. No one has a right to threaten anyone with physical violence or hurt each other physically.

      UInfornately it is happening in our public city schools that encourage that violence makes right. When violent speeches are rewarded that can only open woulnds instead of healing taking place.

      The city pays for it because a person ican be hurt, and it costs alot of many to taxpayers.

      The only thing a person can do is notorize the proper suthority and hope that they will prevent in the future any one from getting really hurt. If the authority does not do anything well at least you did the right thing.

  9. mj says:

    WOW!!!! a cop thats a lawbreaker …. who would believe THAT ?

  10. SUE says:

    DON;T WORRY HE WILL GEY WHAT HE DESERVES IN JAIL, THEY DON;T LIKE COPS IN JAIL. DON;T WORRY HE WILL ROT IN HELL.

  11. karen s says:

    john – he was out of nypd for about 10-12 yrs, for previous domestic abuse charges with his first wife as the victim.

  12. John says:

    I think he got away for years abusing her because he was a cop. Look around you. Are you letting someone get away with evil before your own eyes?

  13. karen s says:

    hope after arraignment he went straight to jail. who in their right mind would want to see this abuser out on the street. jail is really protective custody for this loser. besides murder, he has robbed 4 children of their mother. may each day of the rest of your day be more miserable than the one before. justice for his victim!

  14. David Flores says:

    LOSER

  15. Wacko Waldo.. says:

    he needs a big time fn ass whooping…as a metter of fact, i’d like to give it to him…..Fn P*ssy MOFO….hope he gets to hang out in gen. population…

  16. patti smith says:

    r u nuts. . . u must be a cop and/or x cop. . . you have to be kidding me. . .i am sure you’ll back the man who murdered my daughter in pelham bay, bronx 5 years ago but unfortunately, the 45pct did a terrible job re her case and he’s still not locked up – you’ll probably support him. . . you r an ass. . . let me ask you something. . . do you abuse your wife. . . so what he’s an x-cop – they are know to abuse their wives and kids. . . you’re an ass. . .

  17. Catherine says:

    your just a FRUIT……………………..get a life
    your just looking for attention………NO one believes he is innocent
    not ever his lawyer

  18. SIGMUND FRUIT says:

    I BELIEVE THIS MAN TO BE INNOCENT,AFTER ALL HE WAS AHERO POLICE OFFICER . I BELIEVE THIS WAS SOMETHING OF A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. I AM IN THE MIDST OF GETTING A PETION TOGETHER TO GET THIS GENTLEMAN RELEASED WITH DUE MONETARY COMPENSATION. WHO WILL JOIN ME??????

  19. Denise says:

    What a dirt bag. They should do the same to him. I feel so sorry for her children.

    1. F FLOWERS says:

      LET HIM ROT

      1. F FLOWERS says:

        AFTER THEY CONVICT HIM THEY SHOULD FRY HIS ASS AND DUMP HIS BODY ON THE SIDE OF THE SAW MILL RIVER PKWY

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