'Beautician' Charged in Butt Injection Death
Tamira Mobley accused of manslaughter after injecting woman with silicone
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Mar 12, 2014 11:55 AM CDT
Tamira Mobley has been charged with manslaughter in a woman's silicone-injection death.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A New Jersey woman has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and first-degree assault after administering a fatal silicone injection. Tamira Mobley, 28, who says she is a beautician, injected silicone into the buttocks of college student Tamara Blaine, 22, in a pay-by-the-hour New York hotel room. The July procedure was the fourth in a year, the New York Times reports. This time, the silicone entered Blaine's bloodstream, an autopsy found, resulting in embolisms and asphyxiation. She had a seizure and died in the hospital.

Blaine was charged yesterday, and a criminal complaint says she injected "numerous other women, over the course of two years," with help from Internet advertising. It's the latest in a string of similar cases that often see industrial silicone—"the stuff you are taking to grease your garage door with," says a plastic surgeon—injected into the buttocks. In another sad note, after a month of searching, Blaine's mother apparently only discovered her daughter's death from the hospital bill, DNAinfo reports. "When I lost her, nobody helped me," says Lola Blaine.

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watashiwa
Mar 13, 2014 10:07 AM CDT
Big butted baboons.
OrneryPup
Mar 12, 2014 10:37 PM CDT
Two idiots meet. Need I say more?
Lou Bernardo
Mar 12, 2014 10:04 PM CDT
So many women today have a huge fat behind so why pay to have it made bigger? Just continue to eat junk food and before you know it you look like most of the other waddling hippos and can ride aroun in one of those electric fat chairs.