Prosecutors play surveillance video in ex-cop's murder trial

The trial of the former Bronx housing officer who's accused of brutally murdering his wife entered its third day today. Prosecutors played surveillance video that

THE BRONX - The trial of the former Bronx housing officer who's accused of brutally murdering his wife entered its third day today. Prosecutors played surveillance video that allegedly shows Eddy Coello carrying his wife's body and putting it in his car. Tina Adovasio's remains were later recovered off the Taconic Parkway in Westchester. The surveillance video was also played when the trial began on Monday, but today prosecutors zoomed in to reveal a much clearer picture. So far, two witnesses have taken the stand. One of them is a lieutenant with the NYPD's homicide task force who walked jurors through the surveillance tape. Prosecutors maintain that Coello beat and choked Adovasio to death in a fit of rage, but Coello's lawyers say he is not guilty of second-degree murder. If convicted, the former cop faces 25 years to life behind bars.Murder trial for former NYPD officer continues in BronxTrial begins for Bronx man accused of dumping wife's body in WCEx-cop pleads not guilty in wife's murderEx-cop indicted in wife's strangulation death

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title 2 Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 3 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 4 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Authorities say 10 people were injured when a 5 10 injured in Morrisania apartment fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE