Amber Alert for Three Kids After Mother Found Dead

Children abducted from 1839 N Richmond in Chicago on April 18.

Mother found dead in 1700 block North Harding.

SUSPECT: Benito Cassanova, 32, White/Hispanic with brown hair, brown
eyes, 6-1, 230 pounds.

Missing From: 1839 N Richmond, Chicago, IL
Missing Date: 4/18/2008 12:00 AM

Contact: Chicago Police Department
312-746-8282
Circumstances: At the request of the Chicago pd, the Illinois emergency alert system is activated for an Amber Alert. Three children were abducted from 1839 N. Richmond, Chicago on April 18th,2008 at 2:30pm.
Missing Child

Name: Karla Casanova
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: White/Hispanic Age: 7YO
Height: 4FT1 Weight: 75LBS
Gender: Female
Name: Fernando Casanova
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: White/Hispanic Age: 11YO
Height: 5FT Weight: 130LBS
Gender: Male
Name: Oscar Casanova
Hair Color: Dark Brown Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: White/Hispanic Age: 6YO
Height: 4FT Weight: 60LBS
Gender: Male

Suspect

Name: Benito O Casanova
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: White/Hispanic Age: 32YO
Height: 6FT1 Weight: 230LBS
Gender: Male

Vehicle Information

Make: Dodge Model: Dakota
Color: Silver/Gray
License State: IL License Text: 86196HB
Vehicle: 4Door
Description: One license plate missing

AMBER ALERT: Chicago, IL 02 Silv/Gry 4Dr Dodge Dakota 86196HB (one license plate missing)

3 CHILDREN:
W/H Bro/Bro: Karla Cassanova 7 F 4’1 75LB
Fernando Cassanova 11 M 5′ 130LB
Oscar Cassanova 6 M 4′ 60LB,SUSP:32 W/H M 6’1 230LB Bro/Bro
Call Police if sighted: 312-746-8282 or 9-1-1

Children abducted from 1839 N Richmond in Chicago on April 18.

Mother found dead in 1700 block North Harding.

SUSPECT: Benito Cassanova, 32, White/Hispanic with brown hair, brown
eyes, 6-1, 230 pounds.