NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former NYPD officer was convicted Monday of strangling his wife, whose body was found in the woods in Westchester County.
A jury on Monday found Eddy Coello, of the Bronx, guilty of murder in the slaying of Tina Adovasio.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
The 40-year-old nurse and mother of four disappeared on March 11, 2011. Her body was found five days later in the woods near the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown Heights.
He most recently had been working as a physician’s assistant.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
During the trial, Coello’s attorney argued that it was never his client’s intent to kill.
He faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing on Nov. 1.
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