Vanessa Fontaine

Avonte Oquendo’s mom files suit against city: reports
Avonte Oquendo’s mom files suit against city: reports
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 6/04/2014 at 11:51AM

The mother of Avonte Oquendo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, charging various agencies and individuals with negligence leading to the death of the 14-year-old autistic teen, according to published reports.

Op-ed: Let’s be their voice
News Op-Ed 2/16/2014 at 12:32PM

The heartbreak and agony that Avonte Oquendo’s family has had to endure is one that I can’t even begin to imagine. Over the course of the past few months, Avonte became more than just a face on a missing poster.