Oscar Thomas charged in death of disabled Yonkers girl
YONKERS - A second person has been arrested in the death of a disabled girl from Yonkers.
Oscar Thomas is being charged with criminally negligent homicide and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the death of 8-year-old Alayah Savarese.
The girl battled cerebral palsy and suffered seizure disorders. She was found dead in her Yonkers apartment in June 2012.
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Thomas is the husband of the child's mother, Nicole Diggs, who was arrested last week on the same charges.