RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Miguel Otávio Santana da Silva, 5, died last Tuesday, June 2nd, when he fell from the ninth floor of a building in the São José neighborhood in central Recife, Pernambuco.
The boy was accompanying his mother, housemaid Mirtes Renata Souza, in the apartment where she worked, and, according to neighbors, he started crying when she went out to walk her employer's dog. Miguel decided to chase his mother, left the apartment, got into the elevator alone - with the consent of Mirtes' employer - and got lost in the building. Then he fell from a . . .