On Monday, January 24, 2022, a woman named Amanda Calo was found dead along with her husband Antonio Alvarez. The couple was found dead inside a vehicle in Chicago. Their bodies were discovered by a witness around 1:38 PM in a car that was parked in the 11000 blocks, located in the South Avenue E near the Indiana state line. Now, it has come forward that the woman was a pre-kindergarten teacher at Chicago Public School. The Chicago Teachers Union claimed that Amanda was a teacher who is survived by his two young children, aged 1 and 4.
According to the Chicago police, a witness found the dead bodies on Monday when he was passing by. The victims were identified as 31-year-old woman Amanda Calo and a 30-year-old man Antonio Alvarez. As the incident was reported to the police, the investigation began soon after. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office stated that the death was a murder-suicide where Calo was speculated to be murdered. They also claimed that the couple sustained gunshots to the head which might have resulted in their untimely death.
The pair was not identified until Chicago Teachers Union took to Twitter to share the news. The community wrote that they are devastated to learn about the passing of one of their school communities and described Amanda Calo as a proud Chicagoan and an amazing Pre-K teacher employed at Gallistel ES. They further wrote that the woman has left behind her two young children going by the names Myla and Eli. Where Eli is 4-year-old, Myla is just 1-year-old.
The club asked the public to support the memorial fund that they have started for Amanda and her children and added that it is organized by Kate Garza. Netizens are sharing condolences and paying the couple sincere tributes. Talking about Amanda’s husband, he was a three-year veteran of the Illinois State Police Trooper. Although the couple was living together, they were about to get separated. According to the woman’s family and friends, the pair were having complications in their relationships.
Before they can get officially divorced, the pair was shot to death inside a vehicle. As the body was found in suspicious circumstances, it was sent to autopsy to determine the actual cause of death. It is being said that Antonio shot himself while Amanda was the victim of the shooting update. Right now, not much information is available on the internet about the horrific shooting.