Missing lady discovered drifting alive in sea one mile from Colombia coast

    Woman is found floating alive in the sea two years after losing contact with her family

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    A missing out on lady who had actually not been seen by her child for 2 years has actually been discovered drifting alive off the coast of Colombia after attempting to take her own life.

    Angelica Gaitan, 46, was pulled from the water by angler Rolando Visbal, who initially idea he had actually identified a log. She was drifting around a mile far from the beaches of Puerto Colombia, in Atlantico, on September 26.

    In video footage of her rescue, Mr Visbal and his good friend can be seen pulling Ms Gaitan into the boat after she invested more than 8 hours at sea. She seems unresponsive, and is provided water by the guys.

    She was later on required to healthcare facility and is stated to be revealing indications of hypothermia from her experience. Speaking to press reporters, she stated she had actually been cut off from her friends and family by her violent ex-husband, who ‘violated’ her for a duration of 20 years.

    Speaking to RCNRadio, she went on: ‘The abuse started in the very first pregnancy, he beat me, he strongly abused me. In the 2nd pregnancy the abuse continued and I might not avoid him since the ladies were little. 

    ‘Many times I reported him but the police took him for 24 hours and when he was in the house again, the assaults returned.’ 

    The 2 guys had actually believed Angelica Gaitan was a log initially when they identified her in the water (Picture: Newsflash)

    Woman is found floating alive in the sea two years after losing contact with her family

    She was pulled onto the boat and provided water prior to being required to healthcare facility (Picture: Newsflash)

    Ms Gaitan declared her ex-husband likewise locked her inside her house and required her to utilize the garden as her toilet, prior to trying to eliminate her in September 2018.

    She then handled to get away the relationship, and was left surviving on the streets for 6 months prior to discovering a location to remain at the Camino de Fe rescue centre.

    However, she informed news website Diario La Libertad she had actually then suffered more abuse at the shelter, and declared the females avoided her from showering and put soapy water in her beverages.

    Ms Gaitan stated authorities made her leave the shelter when her ex-husband moved states, implying protective procedures surround her stay concerned an end. This triggered her to ‘not want to continue’ with her life, and she tried suicide by leaping in the sea.

    Woman is found floating alive in the sea two years after losing contact with her family

    She informed press reporters she had actually tried to take her own life (Picture: Newsflash)

    The woman being attended at the beach. (Rolando Visbal Lux/Newsflash)

    Ms Gaitan’s kids are raising cash to transfer her to where they live (Picture: Newsflash)

    She had no memory of remaining in the water till she was saved, however informed press reporters she regretted her suicide effort. She mentioned that she felt she had actually been conserved by God.

    ‘I was born again, thank God. If I had had an opportunity or a help, I would not make that decision. Now I am very grateful because God gave me a new opportunity to move forward,’ she stated.  

    Ms Gaitan’s child Alejandra Castiblanco validated that she hadn’t understood of her mom’s location for the previous 2 years. She and her sis are now raising cash to transfer her to Bogota, where they live more than 1500 miles far from Puerto Colombia.

    Ms Castiblanco stated that reports of her mom being self-destructive due to a previous relationship were incorrect.

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