A 13-year-old girl in Brazil is accused of bludgeoning her adult sister to death with a metal pole to take her unborn child from her womb.
The Sun reported that the teen girl killed Fabiana Santana, 23, in order to steal her baby boy and give him to Catia Rabelo—who needed a newborn because she was faking her pregnancy to get her affluent boyfriend to marry her. Robelo, 35, reportedly devised the murder plot with the help of her 15-year-old son, who allegedly assisted the teen in killing her sister.
Rabelo reportedly admitted to her role in her murder upon her arrest on Wednesday. Police found the newborn boy alive with Robelo’s son at his family’s home in Porto Velho.
The teen girl is also accused of drowning her 7-year-old nephew as he tried to save his mother’s life. The Sun reported that Santana and her son were reported missing on October 18, the same day the pair met up with the 13-year-old and her 15-year-old accomplice.
Santana’s body was discovered in a shallow grave three days after her reported disappearance. Her son’s body was found floating in a man-made lake feet from where his mother was buried.
An autopsy revealed that the expectant mother was possibly alive when her baby was cut from her womb with a knife. Authorities claimed both teens confessed to the murder—and that the 13-year-old girl showed no remorse for her actions, according to the news outlet.
The pair is housed at a youth custody facility on homicide charges. The Sun reported that they will undergo psychological evaluations.
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