The woman chose life for the child, but both lost their lives.
A pregnant 24-year-old Brazilian woman was killed along with a man after being tied up and set ablaze in a car by a group that included the married father of her unborn child.
A PREGNANT woman was burned alive in a car by her married lover because she refused to abort the baby, it was reported.
Ellen Priscila Ferreira da Silva, 24, was four months pregnant when the vehicle she and Ely Carlos dos Santos, 39, were in was torched in Sao Paulo, Brazil. pic.twitter.com/8vELyhJIBP
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Ellen Priscila Ferreira da Silva was four months pregnant when she and Ely Carlos dos Santos, 39, were torched in the car belonging to the young woman’s mother.
Three men and a woman have been arrested for committing the startling crime.
Police investigator Paulo de Tars described the crime as “premeditated” and “very cruel.” Two of the 3 suspects have confessed to their part in the crime. The 19-year-old man and 36-year-old woman explained that the 36-year-old woman performed a strange act after the crime, according to the investigator:
“One of the suspects [the 36-year-old woman] even personally comforted the victim’s mother after her death was confirmed.”
The investigator spoke further:
“The victim was four months pregnant by one of the suspects, who is married. His wife, who confessed, and who is also pregnant, knew.
Another point is that Ellen refused to abort the child conceived in the extramarital relationship.”
Additional motives, other than marital infidelity and the resulting pregnancy, may have involved a debt to a drug dealer who was also arrested during the investigation.
The primary man involved, the 38-year-old father of the young woman’s unborn child, initially told investigators hat he had been attacked and had pretended to faint. He later recanted, indicating that he had self-inflicted the wounds while under the influence of drugs.
During the same period of time, a pregnant woman was shot and killed in Paterson, New Jersey.
A man named Donqua Davis, 31, waited around 90 minutes for the 31-year-old woman to come home. The woman was 8 months pregnant and was shot several times. Davis allegedly waited in his car outside the woman’s home, and then we she arrived, he fired his weapon several times and drove away.
A bright spot to this horrible story is that once the woman was transported to a nearby hospital, she delivered a healthy baby just before she died. The baby is reported in stable condition.
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