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Vatican: Pope Francis’ Pregnant Secretary Found Dead In Her Home

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Pope Francis pregnant secretary has been found dead in her home.

Miriam Wuolou, was seven-months pregnant when her body was discovered at her small apartment on the outskirts of Rome, Italy.

The 34-year old woman, who is of Eritrean origin, had worked at Pope Francis’ home and a priests’ guesthouse called Santa Marta for years.

The Italian press reports she worked as a kind of gatekeeper for the Pontiff, as well as for the bishops and cardinals who stay there.

Up until her untimely death, she was suffering from a serious kind of diabetes, and doctors had warned her that her pregnancy was at risk.

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There were no signs of violence in the initial external examination of the corpse.

However, authorities are now investigating a case of neglect and have interviewed family members, her ex-husband from whom she was separated, and most recent boyfriend, who is thought to be a policeman in the Vatican, according to Rome-based newspaper Il Messaggero.

Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said. “Pope Francis had been informed of the death. We are all pained by this news.”

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