What to Know
- 28-year-old Rose Alcides Rivera told investigators she killed her daughter to "prevent her from having sex" with men
- She is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Aleyda Rivera
Sheriff's investigators say a woman pulled up to a hospital in Orlando asking for help for her 11-year-old daughter, but she was already dead from multiple stab wounds.
Then, they say 28-year-old Rose Alcides Rivera pulled a knife on hospital workers before being arrested on Sunday. She later told investigators she killed her daughter to "prevent her from having sex" with men. She is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Aleyda Rivera.
The Orlando Sentinel reports the mother told first responders "my baby is gone." The child had 15 stab wounds.
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Sheriff's officials say the mother took the child to a man's house and accused him of having sex with the girl. The child denied it. She told authorities she stabbed the girl while in the car.