Thomas Valva Case: Ex-NYPD Officer Michael Valva, Former Fiancée Angela Pollina Appear In Court For Pre-Trial HearingThomas Valva died of hypothermia, after, prosecutors say, he and his brother were forced to sleep in an unheated garage in Center Moriches.
Thomas Valva Case: New Attorney Calls Death 'Tragic Accident,' Says Michael Valva 'Emotionally Distraught'Prominent criminal defense attorney John LoTurco will receive $75 an hour to defend the suspended NYPD officer after multiple lawyers refused. Legal Aid does not take on homicide cases.
Thomas Valva Case: Michael Valva Says He Can't Afford To Hire An Attorney"I just don't have the funds, and I have no idea how to represent myself," Michael Valva said.
Thomas Valva Case: CBS2 Investigates How The 8-Year-Old's Mother Lost Custody In CourtCourt records reveal exchanges between Justyna and a judge during bitter hearings involving custody of all three of her sons, Tommy, Andrew and Anthony.
Thomas Valva Case: Suffolk County Social Services Commissioner Makes First Public Comments Since Boy's DeathAs Michael Valva and fiancee Angela Pollina convinced courts to grant them sole custody, Justyna Zubko-Valva obtained audio of her three sons and posted it on social media.
Father, Fiancee Face Murder Charges In Death Of 8-Year-Old Thomas Valva On Long IslandSuffolk County police say it's one of the most disturbing cases in the history of the county - an NYPD officer and his fiancee accused of murdering an autistic child.