Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia passes away at 27 after routine tonsil surgery (PHOTOS)
Thursday, 23 June 2022 (18:05 IST)
Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia passed away after complications from a routine operation to have her tonsils removed.
She died at a private clinic on Monday after being in a coma for two months.
Just five days after the surgery, the 27-year-old beauty queen suffered a hemorrhage and heart attack before falling into a coma in early April, The Independent reported.
Her body has been sent to a medical examiner for an autopsy.
After her death, Miss Brazil Official issued a statement: “Gleycy will always be remembered for her enlightened beauty, joy, and empathy.”
Pastor Jak Abreu, who knows Gleycy’s family, wrote on social media that her relatives believe that there was a mistake during the operation.
“God chose this day to collect our princess,” said Abreu.
“We know the longing will be immense. But she will now be cheering the sky with her smile.”
“She fulfilled her purpose and left her legacy of love in us,” he added.
Gleycy Correia, who hailed from the southeastern city of Macae, was crowned Miss United Continents Brazil and Miss Costa do Sol in 2018 and after that she became a beautician. She was very much popular on the social media. Her Instagram page has over 57,000 followers.