Lesly Ramirez, a 21 year old woman from El Salvador, has been found guilty of homicide by the court.
In June 2020, El Salvador teenager was accused by authorities of murdering her infant by stabbing the newly born child six times in the neck.
However, Ramirez, who was 19 at the time, claimed that she had a miscarriage and a group of feminists in El Salvador had defended her.
On 4th July 2022, she was found guilty by the court in El Salvador and it has been announced she has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
The Salvadorian law identifies any kind of abortion and criminal. It is known for its strict criminalization of any sort of abortion. Many citizens are claiming that Lesly's trial did not let her defend herself. Let's find out more about her case in this article.
Who Is Lesly Ramirez, 21 From El Salvador? Is She On Facebook?
Lesly Ramirez, is 21-year-old woman from El Salvador. She was accused of killing her newly born baby on 17th June 2020 by the El Salvador court. There is no information if she is available on Facebook.
We could not find her profile on social media platforms. Maybe, the El Salvador woman is keeping a low profile after she was accused of homicide back in June 2020.
As per reports, she was just 19 years old and had kept her pregnancy from her family and had an out-of-hospital delivery in which she gave birth to a daughter who was born alive and whose gestational age was determined to be between 37 and 40 weeks.
However, the defendant says that, she was young and pregnant and did not have enough information about pregnancy and labor. On the night of 17th June, she felt uneasy and went to the washroom, and saw her unborn baby in the toilet. They claim that she had a miscarriage.
Lesly Ramirez Partner & Family
Lesly Ramirez does not have a partner as of 2022. However, she was the third of seven children in her family. She comes from a eastern side of El Salvador.
She was born to a family that survives off of agriculture and lives in abject poverty without access to power or clean water. Lesly only completed the seventh grade while still caring for her four younger siblings and other domestic duties.
Her family claims that they called for an emergency to take her to hospital because she had a miscarriage and was losing blood. However, Lesly was charged and arrested for abortion in the hospital.
Lesly Ramirez Sentence Update
After 2 years of trial and investigations, El Salvador authorities have finally found Lesly Ramirez guilty and sentenced her guilty for homicide.
The authorities stated that a 21-year-old, Lesly Ramirez from western El Salvador, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for homicide. She has been sentenced to prison for killing her newly born baby girl on 17th June 2020.
The Citizen Group for the Decriminalization of Abortion in El Salvador were defending the lady. Their rebuttal was that she visited the washroom on the night of 17th June, and had a miscarriage.
However, according to the investigation, Lesly kept her pregnancy a secret from her family, and the baby was delivered alive. They even found the knife at the crime scene. As per the police, the baby had a cut on her neck which resulted in her death.