Woman Dies After Hotel Butt Injection
British woman flew to US for cosmetic procedure
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2011 5:43 AM CST
A police van pulls away from a Hampton Inn in Philadelphia. Police say they're investigating the death of a woman who had a cosmetic injection into her buttocks at the hotel.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

(Newser) – A young British woman who flew to America in hopes of a better butt died after undergoing illegal buttock-enhancing surgery in a Philadelphia hotel. The 20-year-old traveler died after an injection of liquid silicone, which is not approved for cosmetic surgery in the US. Police, who are seeking two suspects, believe the operation was arranged over the Internet, the AP reports. The woman was traveling with three other people, who also had surgery. (Click for another story of butt surgery gone awry.)

 

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