Get Paid To Read Books HERE


Create a shortcut, click Icon in the top bar and

select Add to Home Screen

Author 15-year-old sex trafficking victim commits suicide after rescue  (Read 247 times)


0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Isaac Adeniran

  • Online Advertiser and Marketer
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 18188
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
15-year-old sex trafficking victim commits suicide after rescue

A 15-year-old Texas girl died by suicide on Saturday, two years after she was rescued from sex trafficking, her family says.

Leticia “Letty” Serrano, a former student at Marshall Middle School in Houston, was kidnapped near her school grounds and sold to human traffickers in 2017 when she was just 13 years old, her godmother, Cynthia Rivera, told KTXH.

Letty’s father, Mariano Serrano, said after his daughter returned, she tried to run away from home multiple times to see the man who had sold her into trafficking.

“She wanted to be with him,” he said. “But she also didn’t want to hurt her family.”

Her father said Letty locked herself in a bathroom in their home early that morning of October 12, and that by the time he reached her, it was too late.

“She died in my arms,” he said.

“Letty was abducted in 2017 through a man who drugged her and trafficked her,” her godmother Rivera said.

“With the help of the community, I was able to get her back.

“The damage was already done and the road to recovery is one of the hardest things for any child to overcome without the right help.”

Rivera also claimed that the man responsible was arrested in the wake of the kidnapping and that he only spent three days in jail before his release.

She added that the man was allegedly seen with another 13-year-old child just days after the incident.

Houston Police Department Vice Division commander Jim Dale has requested that Letty’s case be reopened in wake of her death.


" id="thumb_35629" data-pagespeed-url-hash="2927702659" onload="pagespeed.CriticalImages.checkImageForCriticality(this);


Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via twitter


Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
Last post September 18, 2017, 10:48:35 AM
by graciebella
3 Replies
Last post May 11, 2018, 02:15:48 PM
by Isaac Adeniran
0 Replies
Last post October 27, 2019, 12:55:57 PM
by Charles Dickson

Students Textbooks Exchange, Review, Swap, Cultures and Tourist Attractions, Directories, Local News and Discussions, Blogs

States: Fct | Abia | Adamawa | Akwa-ibom | Anambra | Bauchi | Bayelsa | Benue | Borno| Cross-river | Delta| Ebonyi | Edo | Ekiti| Enugu | Gombe | Imo| Jigawa | Kaduna | Kano | Katsina | Kebbi | Kogi | Kwara | Lagos | Nasarawa | Niger | Ogun | Ondo | Osun | Oyo | Plateau | Rivers | Sokoto | Taraba | Yobe| Zamfara | 1000 Towns in Nigeria

Naijasky:2012-2019 | Swap | Contact | About Us | Policy | Terms Of Service | Blog Categories | Politics | Health | Autos | Property | Business | Finance | Love | Entertainment | Music | Sport | Oil & Gas | Aviation | Travel | Others