Death Toll from Niterói Mudslide on Saturday Rises to 15

The latest victim of the deadly mudslide at Morro Da Boa Esperança in Niterói was a three-year-old boy who succumbed to injuries at the hospital on Sunday.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The death toll from Saturday's (November 10th) tragic mudslide that engulfed a group of houses at Morro Da Boa Esperança in Niterói has risen to fifteen. The latest victim, a three-year-old boy, succumbed to cardiac arrest at the Azevedo Lima hospital on Sunday (November 11th), according to government officials.

The boy was one of eleven people who was rescued after being buried alive from a massive mudslide that occurred early Saturday (November 10th) in the small neighborhood in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?