A s*xual abuse victim identified as Luana Costa has died days after giving birth prematurely to a child fathered by a 43-year-old man in Uruara, in the northern state of Para, Brazil.
According to Mail Online, the 11-year-old girl was groomed and sexually abused from the age of nine by the man named Francinildo Moraes.
The suspect continued to have sex with her during her pregnancy.
Sadly, the s*xual abuse victim was in her fifth month of pregnancy when she had to be induced.
She died on Tuesday, October 27, four days after giving birth prematurely.
Speaking about the sad incident, the Police said Moraes convinced the girl to pose in photographs with him and uploaded to his social media pages, despite the illegality of their ‘relationship’.
Luana’s family members found out about the sexual abuse when they noticed changes in her body and they took her to see a doctor, who then confirmed she was five months pregnant.
At the hospital, the victim told her family that the abuse she had suffered over three years
She stated that the man threatened her not to tell anyone about sexual abuse. He carried out his crimes far from her village.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been declared wanted by the police.