Thomas was an eight year-old diagnosed with autism. His father had a history of child-endangerment. Despite this record, a court judge gave custody of Thomas and two other children to Michael. Thomas was left overnight in his father’s freezing garage where he froze to death.
Hours before he died, Pittsburgh Jail released an autistic man with intellectual disability from custody
Pittsburgh Institute for Non-Profit Journalism: “Anthony Talotta, 57, died Wednesday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Allegheny