Off-Duty Illinois State Trooper Fatally Shoots His Wife Before Killing Himself Inside Parked Car, Leaving Behind Two Young Children

Illinois state trooper Antonio Alvarez and his wife Amanda Calo were found dead in a car after Alvarez reportedly killed Calo and then himself. / GoFundMe

An off-duty Illinois state trooper fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself inside a car in Chicago on Monday afternoon, a report said.

The 30-year-old trooper, Antonio Alvarez, and his 31-year-old spouse, Amanda Calo, were found by a witness in the vehicle parked on a street on the Southeast Side, CBS Chicago reported, citing police.

The pair both died of gunshot wounds to the head, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The couple had two young children. / GoFundMe

Calo was a beloved pre-K teacher in the Chicago Public Schools system, the teachers union said, calling her death a “devastating loss.”

The couple had two children – a 4-year-old boy, Eli, and a 1-year-old girl, Myla, the union said.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Kenneth Garger

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