DNA Proves Argentine Dad Fathered Daughter's 7 Kids

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 28, 2009 3:29 AM CDT
Armando Lucero covers his face as he leaves a local court escorted by police officers in Mendoza, Argentina.   (AP Photo/Los Andes newspaper)
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(Newser) – An Argentine man fathered seven children with a daughter in sex attacks that began when the girl was 8, new DNA evidence proves, reports the BBC. Armando Lucero, 67, had claimed the girl, now 35, was not his biological daughter. He is currently on trial for incest and sex assault, and faces up to 50 years in prison if convicted. His daughter finally went to police when she feared her father was about to attack one of their children.