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Alisha Walker-Alan Filan: High-heeled shoes traced to prostitute he met online

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NBC News Chicago is reporting today that a prostitute who stabbed a Catholic teacher while wearing high-heeled shoes will get no bond. Alisha Walker is a 20-year old American woman who is charged with stabbing Brother Rice High School teacher Alan Filan to death on January 18. Orland Park police say, Alisha Walker was invited to the Catholic teacher's home to have sex with him in exchange for pay. She is presently in the county jail with no bond. She is charged with first-degree murder.

2014: Alisha Walker-Alan Filan case details

Alisha Walker is an Ohio native who worked as a prostitute. Alan Filan was a teacher at Brother Rice High School in Chicago.

According to county police, Alisha Walker confessed to murdering Alan Filan in his Orland Park home in Chicago. Alisha Walker met the 61-year-old teacher online through a prostitute ad on Backpage.com, where they agreed to meet up for sex. Walker traveled to Filan's home with another female but an argument ensued. That's when Alisha Walker claims she stabbed him to death.

Police were able to trace cell phone calls made between Alan Filan and Alisha Walker. Alisha was picked up in Indiana and brought back to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder.

Alan Filan crime scene

The case came to the attention of police when Filan failed to show up to work. When police arrived at the home, they found Alan Filan on his kitchen floor dead from 13 stab wounds to his body. He had tried to fight off his attacker. Police deduced that the killer was a woman wearing high-heeled shoes due to the footprints left behind at the scene, according to WGN News.

Alan Filan had met up with the prostitute at least two times before.

Today's update in the case of Alisha Walker
Alisha Walker was extradited back to Chicago. The judge has stated that she will receive no bond. Her next court appearance is set for February 19.

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