Miss Brazil 2018 dies at 27 in dramatic conditions after a trivial operation

Gleycy Correia, Miss Brazil 2018 died on Monday June 20, 2022. She had been in a coma for more than two months after an operation that went wrong.

Monday, June 20, 2022, the family of Gleycy Correia, Miss Brazil 2018 announced the death of the young woman. 27 years old, she had been in a coma for 77 daysfollowing an operation that had gone wrong.

It all started two months ago. At the time, the Brazilian went to the hospital to a trivial operation of the tonsils. After the operation, she is sent home, before finally having bleeding and cardiac arrest, on April 4, five years after his operation. Transferred to the private hospital in Macaé, in the northeast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Gleycy Correia was in a coma for two months, without neurological activity. While in hospital, his family had taken over his Instagram account, followed by more than 52,000 followers. They had since spread many prayersin the hope that the former Miss can wake up.

The family of Gleycy Correia denounces a medical error

After the death of the young woman who was specialized in permanent makeup, his body was transferred to the Forensic Institute of Macaé for an autopsy. Pastor Jak Abreu, who knew the victim’s family well, said they were denouncing a medical error during the operation. He then announced the burial of Gleycy Correia, in his hometown of Macaé, on Tuesday June 21 at 11:30 a.m.

Gleycy Correia had grew up in poverty in Brazil. At the age of 8, she had started working in a beauty salon as a manicurist. A few years later, she had become Miss Brazil 2018, at the age of 23. She said of her childhood: “I really wasn’t born in a golden cradle, I come from a very humble family, but I’m so proud, really proud of it“. Since his election, the young woman shared her daily life as an influencer and make-up artist on Instagram where she was particularly followed. The news of her death has greatly affected her relatives and her subscribers, who were hopeful that she would recover.

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