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Police arrest husband in killing of nurse

NEW YORK (AP) -- The husband of a nurse whose body was found in suburban woods was arrested Tuesday in her death, the same day a funeral was held for the mother of four.

Eddie Coello was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder by strangulation. His attorney said his client maintains his innocence.

The body of Tina Adovasio, 40, of the Bronx was found last week in Yorktown, north of New York City.

She disappeared on March 11. Coello called 911 and told them they had a fight, and she had stormed out. Her body was found five days later north of their tidy Throgs Neck home, in the woods near the Taconic State Parkway. The New York Police Department said Adovasio died of asphyxiation, and had also suffered blunt trauma to the head and chest.

Police investigators impounded Coello's car and had searched the home.

Coello is a physician's assistant and was a New York police officer for four years. He resigned from the force in 2000 amid a domestic violence investigation involving a former wife.



Accident sidelines 'Spider-Man' actress

NEW YORK (AP) -- Is this the curse of the Spider-Woman?

T.V. Carpio stepped in to replace another actress injured in Broadway's troubled "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." She has now herself been sidelined after an accident.

Producers of the $65 million musical said Tuesday that Carpio was hurt last week during an onstage battle scene. She plays an evil spider woman called Arachne and will be out of the show for the next two weeks.

Carpio was elevated from a smaller role when her predecessor, Natalie Mendoza, pulled out. She suffered a concussion in December when her head was hit offstage by rope.

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