Name: Thomas Valva.
Died: January 17, 2020.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Long Island, New York, USA.
Thomas lived with his father and his father’s fiancee. He and his brother were often starved and made to sleep in the unheated garage. One freezing night, Thomas died from hypothermia.
Thomas was a friendly, well-liked second-grader who enjoyed playing outside. When he was two, he spoke his first words–“Ball” and “go”–while playing with a therapist, rolling a ball back and forth. He also liked puzzles.
Perpetrator: Michael Valva (Father) and Angelina Pollana (Father’s girlfriend), charged with second-degree murder.
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