"But afterwards he refused to pay, killed her and dumped her body.
It only happened a few weeks ago." I was told later by an older prostitute who has taken on a mother role for the children that the police have failed to find the killer.
She said: "Mickela lived on the street and she was murdered on the day of a police strike .
Pimps come and go alongside drug dealers, safe in the knowledge the police are unable to stem the horror.And as 600,000 foreign fans including Brits flood into Brazil this week, the youngsters' plight will get worse.I flew out last week to host city Recife on the north-east coast to interview children caught up in the vicious cycle of prostitution."It helps me cope with the violence and danger on the streets." I was joined by Lorrisa's friend Raphaela, 13.She told me how she gets approached by scores of men looking for sex - locals, tourists and taxi drivers.Calliem, 14, told me how she first started selling her body for sex at 11.