Transcript for Elementary School Principal Accused of Slaying Husband
that shocking case in california where a grade school principal is in custody for shooting her husband and leaving the body in a field. Aditi roy shows us what her friends and family are saying about this mother of three now charged with murder. Reporter: Bakersfield police say 46-year-old leslie chance is a murderer who killed her husband of nearly two decades and abandoned his body near an almond orchard. But those close to chance, say they continue believe she can hurt anyone. I've never seen her raise her voice. Reporter: Lisa has been friends with her for seven years, working together at fairview elementary school. I didn't believe it. Usually you see a character in someone. And she just doesn't fit that. Reporter: Ramos was among the parents stunned to learn that chance had been arrested last week. Police say she fired multiple gunshots into her husband, todd chance. The couple who had two daughters were happy together. They seemed to get along good. They communicated well together. Reporter:45-year-old todd chance, seen in these pictures from his facebook site, also helped raise chance's 23-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. She spoke to a newspaper reporter. He was the best guy. The best husband. The best dad. He's been in my life since I was 4. He was my dad. And he us erything. This morning, students at fairview elementary, returned to class. School officials say they are prepared for a tough day. I try to get them refocused as best I can. We need to educate students. That's what we're here for. And the students need them to be strong. Reporter: Janae chance faces a judge today. Her husband will be buried on wednesday. For "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, san
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