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Annaliese Ugle's alleged rapist hit with new sex abuse charges over second victim

Peter Frederick Humes, 66, (pictured) is accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old Annaliesse Ugle - who took her own life after Humes was released on bail the same day he was charged over the alleged crimes

An elderly man who allegedly raped young Indigenous girl Annaliese Ugle, leading her to take her own life, has been arrested on further child sex abuse charges against a second victim.

Peter Fredrick Humes, 67, was arrested in Western Australia on Friday morning and charged with 17 offences relating to an alleged sexual assault on a five-year-old girl.

Humes was charged last month after Annaliesse identified him as her alleged abuser, but he was released on bail the same day.

So scared was the youngster after finding out her alleged abuser was back in the community that she took her own life.

Annaliesse had allegedly suffered abuse at the hands of Humes between November 2019 and May 2020.

After her devastated mother and relatives began a campaign for a change to WA bail laws, a second alleged victim of Humes came forward.

On Friday morning he was rearrested and charged with assaulting the five-year-old girl between August 2018 and May 2020. 

Annaliesse is pictured right, with her mother centre and sister left. Her mum said she was a 'bubbly' child who desperately wanted to get away from her regional community after her alleged abuser was released on bail

Humes was already facing almost a dozen charges including sexual penetration of a child under 13 and indecent dealing.  

On Thursday evening, it emerged a third girl - a relative of Annaliesse's - had also allegedly been subjected to child sex abuse at the hands of a different man.

Pictured: A photo of Annaliesse at a vigil held in her honour on Thursday

The relation was allegedly abused by an elder, Harry Nannup, who in August was charged with three counts of sexually penetrating a child and indecently dealing with a child, but released on bail. 

He has since been hit with new child sex charges, among which are those relating to a five-year-old girl over an eight-month span this year.

Nannup was remanded in custody following a court hearing on Thursday.

Annaliesse and the friend had bonded and supported each other over their alleged shared experiences, the 11-year-old's mother Samantha Wilson told The West Australian.

Annaliesse's devastated family on Thursday called for new laws stopping alleged child sex offenders from roaming the streets as they gathered to mourn the youngster's death. 

At a vigil for the young girl held on the steps of Western Australia's Parliament House on Thursday evening, more than 100 mourners gathered to pay their respects and call for 'Annaliesse's Law'.

A photograph of Annaliesse - labelled with the words 'forever young' - rested at the top of the parliament steps surrounded by dozens of candles as family members wept and released pink balloons to remember the 11-year-old during an emotionally-charged gathering. 

Family members wore shirts reading 'Justice for Annaliesse' as the vigil began with mourners shouting that phrase as they marched in front of the government building.

The Ugle family had earlier given Daily Mail Australia permission to picture and name their little girl in the hope bail laws may be changed if the country can see her face.

The Western Australian Premier described Annaliesse's death as an unfathomable tragedy.

'It's very, very sad. An 11-year-old girl taking her own life is beyond description,' Premier Mark McGowan told reporters on Thursday.

'I have an 11-year-old daughter - it's beyond understanding.

The youngster's devastated family on Thursday evening gathered on the steps of Western Australia's Parliament House to remember Annaliesse and call for bail laws to be changed so other accused child sex offenders are not allowed to roam free

The little girl's loved ones wept as they remembered a young girl described as a 'ray of sunshine' to all those who met her

The legislation would keep anyone charged with a child sex crime behind bars while their case goes to trial.

A photograph of Annaliesse - labelled with the words 'forever young' - rested at the top of the parliament steps surrounded by dozens of candles as family members wept and released pink balloons to remember the 11-year-old during an emotionally-charged gathering.

'I want the Parliament to put legislative laws through in Annaliesse's name to protect other young children on her behalf like she should've been protected,' her mother Samantha Wilson said. 

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