Florida murder-suicide mom Amanda Hicks was ‘bubbly, positive’
Florida teacher and budding bikini model, Amanda Hicks, has been remembered as a “bubbly and positive” person who loved teaching children to read. Hicks, 26, was found dead in her apartment, along with her unidentified boyfriend. The police, who were performing a welfare check, heard her 10-month-old daughter crying before discovering the two dead adults. The baby was unhurt. Hicks had recently started modelling swimwear and had worked as a substitute teacher before securing a full-time position as a reading teacher at Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School. She had no known history of pregnancy before having her daughter. Hicks’ friends and family are shocked and saddened by her loss.
Who was Amanda Hicks?
Amanda Hicks was a 26-year-old reading teacher and budding bikini model.
What happened to her?
Hicks was found dead in her Florida apartment, alongside her unidentified boyfriend, who is believed to have murdered her before killing himself. The 10-month-old baby, Alani, was found crying but unharmed.
Did Hicks have any history of pregnancy?
Hicks had no known history of pregnancy before having her daughter.
What was Hicks’ job?
Hicks worked as a reading teacher at Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School.
What did Hicks’ friends say about her?
Hicks’ friends described her as a “bubbly and positive” person who loved teaching children to read. They were shocked and saddened by her sudden death.
“Bubbly and Positive” Amanda Hicks Commits Murder-Suicide in Florida
Amanda Hicks, a 26-year-old teacher and bikini model from Florida, was found dead in a Port St. Lucie apartment on Saturday in what police have labeled a murder-suicide. Friends and family reacted with shock and grief, remembering Hicks as a “bubbly and positive” person who loved teaching children to read. Hicks had just moved into the apartment with her boyfriend and 10-month-old daughter, Alani, a few weeks prior to the tragedy. Magallon, a former coworker of Hicks, said that her friend had been ecstatic about earning a full-time teaching position and had just begun modeling swimwear as well. Despite knowing Hicks since 2017, Magallon said she was surprised to learn that Hicks had been pregnant and had a boyfriend, as she had not mentioned either on social media or to friends. Hicks’ brother is currently asking for help in paying for his sister’s final expenses, while Alani has been placed with relatives.