9-year-old gives birth in Mexico, police investigating

Oklahoman Published: February 7, 2013
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A 9-year-old girl in Mexico has reportedly given birth.

The girl, identified as "Dafne" by The Telegraph, reportedly delivered a 5.7 pound baby by cesarean section on Jan. 27 in Zoquipan Hospital in Jalisco, an area in western Mexico.



The girl was 8 years old when she became pregnant. "This is a rape or child sex abuse case," Corona added, according to the Agence France-Presse. The age of sexual consent in Mexico is 12, according to UNICEF.

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