Police: Nurse found slain in Yorktown was strangled, likely beaten

Police say the Bronx mother of four who was found murdered in Yorktown was strangled to death and had injuries that suggest she was also beaten, and her husband is continuing to refuse to cooperate with their investigation.

Detectives say the body of Tina Adovasio, 40, was found in a wooded area off of the Taconic State Parkway on Wednesday. The body was discovered by a group of children riding ATVs.

Police say her husband, Ed Coello, who they have named a person of interest in the case, would not cooperate when questioned by detectives in The Bronx on Thursday. They say he also refused to provide a sample of his DNA.

Investigators say Coello has a history of domestic violence.

Adovasio, who was a nurse at the Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, had at one point filed for an order of protection from her husband. Officials say he was never served with the papers, however. A lawyer for Adovasio says she had "wanted to work things out."

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