Hero 6-Year-Old Killed Defending Sister from Rapist Gets Justice He Deserves

A man who killed a 6-year-old boy who was trying to stop him from raping his 12-year-old sister has been found guilty and faces life in prison. Osvaldo Rivera, who may have been high on a drug called "wet," broke into a Camden, New Jersey home in 2012 and attacked 12-year-old Amber Andujar as she slept on the family couch. Amber, her two sisters, one of them 14, and 6-year-old Dominick were home alone in their house as their mother recovered from surgery in the hospital. Rivera, who was a neighbor and had played with the kids in the past, broke into the home and attacked Amber. Hearing her screams, little Dominick ran out and tried to defend his sister.

Dominick began fighting off the much larger Rivera, who was armed with a knife. Rivera stabbed the boy and slashed his throat. He also stabbed and slashed Amber. But because of Dominick's incredibly brave actions, Amber was able to escape the house and run to a neighbor for help. Tragically, however, Dominick died of his wounds.

Amber, who is now 13 and has a permanent scar across her neck, testified against her rapist. Police say it was her testimony that helped put this cretin away. Said County Assistant Prosecutor Christine Shah to the Philadelphia Inquirer:

It's further evidence of what a survivor she is ... I think she did it for her brother.

What an insanely horrible thing this poor girl has gone through -- not only to be raped by a lunatic who cut her throat, but to also know that her little brother saved her life but lost his own in the battle. It's unbelievable what she has had to deal with already in her short life.

Poor little Dominick is a hero who should be remembered forever. He did nothing but try to do the right thing, and he died in the most gruesome and horrible manner.

Rivera, who is also facing charges of molesting a 2-year-old in the neighborhood, has not been sentenced yet and the prosecutor says she is "absolutely" going to seek life in prison. Unfortunately, there is no death penalty in New Jersey for this twisted excuse for a human being.


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Elaine Cox

thankfully Hillary wasn't his lawyer

nonmember avatar Tiffany

Why not post DOMINICK's picture?? He's the hero here who deserves recognition!! RIP brave baby boy!

nonmember avatar Emma

What a sad story I am glad that murderer and rapist is going to prison. I am sure he will be someone's bitch hope it's a real big bubba. As for the girl and her family I hope they find comfort in knowing their son/brother is in a better place.

nonmember avatar Foster

Thank you Tiffany! I thought the exact same thing. He's the hero. I don't wanna see a picture of that poor excuse for a human

nonmember avatar ronnette gallag

I hope he gets fucked with no gel nasty low down.mutha fucka I can't believe he killed that little boy like that I can't believe what he was even doing in the house if I.could I'd cut his dick off and just before he bleeds out I'd jam it up.his ass and make him eat his own balls I hope he dies as soon as he goes to jail from a good long ass fuck from a really big man in jail.

Lw66.6 Lw66.6

So very sad!!..how could the cops NOT kill this guy?..I mean accidents happen all the time...right?..specially with guns....you always hear about accidental discharge.....rip sweet angel!!

nonmember avatar Carmen

"Wet" is slang for PCP

nonmember avatar kristin

What a sad story. Glad he got life and my prayers go out to this girl and her family. It doesn't surprise me though. Camden is one of the most dangerous cities in the us year after year. What does surprise me is knowing this why is the oldest person in the house only 14. I can't help but wonder especially after doing bail enforcement in Camden if this could have been advised if an adult was in the house.

nonmember avatar dgd%$&

Please bring back the death penalty

Stephanie Sandlin

Why wasn't an adult staying with the kids while mom was in the hospital recovering? 

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