Woman had order of protection against husband

Amber alert issued for three Chicago children
April 23, 2008 6:36:52 AM PDT
A West Side woman whose children are missing had an order of protection against her husband. In that order, 30-year-old Sofia Garcia said her husband threatened to kill her. She was found dead in her home Monday.

Garcia died of head injuries and police call her death a homicide.

Police are now searching for Garcia's husband -- 32-year-old Benito Casanova.

The couple's three children -- 6-year-old Oscar Casanova, 7-year-old Karla Casanova and 11-year-old Fernando Casanova -- remain missing. An amber alert is out for them.

Anyone with information is asked to call 312-746-8282.


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