Alvarez case

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The Alvarez incest case was uncovered late March 2009 when 59-year-old Arcedio Alvarez was arrested in Mariquita, Colombia, accused of imprisoning and sexually abusing his daughter Alba Nidia Alvarez over a period of 25 years, beginning from when she was 9 years old.[1] The daughter also gave birth to 14 children, six of whom died.[2] Alvarez has been named "The monster of Mariquita" by national press.[3]

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