Beauty queen Gleycy Correia died on Monday, June 20, after struggling problems from a routine tonsil operation earlier this 12 months. She was 27.
The Miss United Continents Brazil 2018 winner’s dying was confirmed by way of an announcement posted on her Instagram Story on Monday. Correia’s household priest, Lidiane Alves Oliviera, has since spoken out in regards to the circumstances surrounding her passing, revealing her well being suffered shortly after she acquired her tonsils taken out in March.
“She had surgery to remove her tonsils and after five days at home, she had a hemorrhage,” Oliviera advised the Daily Mail on Tuesday, June 21.
According to Oliviera, Correia’s lack of blood led to her being hospitalized. She suffered a heart attack in early April as a result of heaving bleeding and fell right into a coma.
The priest additionally famous that the Brazil native, who worked as a model, remained within the coma for 2 months with “no neurological activity.”
Following her dying, the Miss United Continents Organization issued an announcement calling Correia a “beautiful young lady with such joy for life.”
The group despatched their well-wishes to the late pageant queen’s family members, highlighting how a lot she can be missed. “I want to extend my most sincere condolences to her family and to her mentor Henrique Fontes,” the spokesperson mentioned in a Tuesday statement via E! News. “Who gave us the gift of knowing a beautiful, smart and sweet girl who leaves with us the happiest memories that will ever be kept in this organization.”
Correia’s household introduced on Tuesday via her Instagram Story that their “princess” can be honored at a wake that very same day. They confirmed that her burial was set for Wednesday, June 22.
After taking house the Miss United Continents Brazil title at the age of 23, Correia grew to become a beautician, typically sharing her work on social media. She additionally modeled.
Pastor Jak Abreu remembered the late star fondly, sharing a social media tribute on Monday. “God chose this day to collect our princess,” he wrote. “We know that she will be greatly missed, but she will now be brightening the sky with her smile.”
He continued: “She fulfilled her purpose and left her legacy of love in us! We ask your prayers for your family and friends so that the Holy Spirit may swallow this difficult moment with comfort!”