Rachael DelTondo was a 33-year-old teacher from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
She had been recently suspended from her job before she was horrifically murdered in her driveway after she came home from getting ice cream with her best friends.
Police and investigators are not releasing many new details about who did this to her, but here’s what we know so far. There are a lot of speculations around Rachael, but here are all the facts you need to know.
Facebook; pictured above is a news clip about Rachael’s death
Rachael had been suspended as a teacher for this reason.
Rachael had been suspended from her teaching job at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School after a police report involving her was leaked.
The report detailed an encounter with her and an underage student from another school.
They had been found in her car in the early morning hours parked in a parking lot.
Facebook; pictured above, Rachael poses for the camera
Here’s what we know about the incident.
Rachael had been fully cooperating with police after the incident with an underage student.
The police report details that she and the student were in a parked car in a wooded area around 2 a.m. and Rachael was never charged.
The student was Sheldon Jeter Jr, who was 17 at the time. He was not a student at Rachael’s school, but she did know him.
Rachael and Sheldon both told police they were just talking and that they were friends.
Rachael maintained that he was upset about something, and that is why they were talking that night.
Facebook; pictured above is 31-year-old Rashawn Bolton, someone Rachael was involved with
She knew the underage student very well and used to date his brother.
Rachael did know Sheldon very well.
She used to be in a relationship with his brother, 31-year-old Rashawn Bolton who is pictured above.
According to an affidavit, Rashawn confirmed to police that he and Rachael had been in a serious relationship that began in December 2017.
Facebook; pictured above is Rachael with her ex-fiancé Frank in front of the Eiffel Tower, where he proposed to her
Her fiancé left her over the accusations & called off their wedding.
Rachael had told police that she did not want them to mention the report or accusations to her fiance because he would get mad.
When everything later came out, her fiancé, Frank Catroppa, did leave her.
Their wedding was canceled four months after the incident where she was found in a car with an underage student.
Rachael had bought a $10,000 designer wedding dress she had planned to wear for their wedding.
Facebook; Rachael strikes a pose in the above photo while wearing a beautiful white dress
Rachael had received death threats before she was brutally murdered.
Rachael had gotten multiple death threats before she was murdered.
She reported all of them to the police.
She even got a chilling threat that said she wouldn’t live to see the end of 2018.
Facebook; Rachael is pictured above in a black two-piece outfit
This is what we know about the day she was murdered.
It was Mother’s Day.
Rachael had returned to her parents’ house after getting ice cream with her best friend.
She was shot in the driveway as she had gotten out of her car.
Neighbors said they heard about 10 to 12 gunshots.
Facebook; Rachael smiles big in the photo above
Her mom is calling for an outside agency to investigate her death for this reason.
Rachael’s mom, Lisa, told the Beaver Countian that an outside agency should be the one investigating what happened to Rachel because she maintains the local police are biased.
The local police actually leaked sensitive information about Rachael to someone in the community who was completely unauthorized to see it.