Court Papers: Andrea Rebello's Family To Sue Nassau County Police For Wrongful DeathAccording to court papers filed by the family's lawyer, the pending suit alleges "wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery," reported Newsday.
Mourners Bid Final Farewell To Hofstra Student Accidentally Shot By PoliceWorshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello's funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.
Police Union Defends Officer's Actions In Hofstra University StandoffWhile critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”
Nassau County Officer's Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra StudentJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.
Sad Graduation Day At Hofstra Following Student's Death In Home InvasionGraduation day was bittersweet for students at Hofstra University Sunday, as students carried heavy hearts for a classmate who was shot and killed in a violent home invasion.
Authorities: Hofstra Student Was Struck And Killed By Officer's BulletA funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.