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Maryland Woman Dies After Basement Butt Injection

'Doctor' fled scene instead of calling 911 as victim gurgled

(Newser) - Driving across state lines with one's mother in tow in hopes of having an unlicensed stranger inject silicone in your butt in said stranger's basement apartment was never going to end well, but it ended fatally Saturday for a Maryland woman, NYPD sources tell WUSA . Kelly Mayhew immediately... More »

'Michelangelo of Butt Injections' Convicted of Murder

Botched injection killed London college student

(Newser) - A former madam who bragged of doing black-market "body sculpting" on thousands of women was convicted yesterday of murder in the death of a dancer whose heart stopped after nearly half a gallon of silicone was injected into her buttocks. Padge-Victoria Windslowe's colorful testimony during her Philadelphia trial... More »

'Beautician' Charged in Butt Injection Death

Tamira Mobley accused of manslaughter after injecting woman with silicone

(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... More »

Woman Charged in 2 Butt Injection Deaths

Tracey Lynn Garner accused of injecting silicone without license

(Newser) - Tracey Lynn Garner had already been charged with murder in one silicone butt injection death, and now she's been charged in a second, the Clarion-Ledger reports. Garner (who, authorities say, is a man also known as Morris Garner who lives as a woman) is accused of illegally injecting counterfeit... More »

Woman Dies After Hotel Butt Injection

British woman flew to US for cosmetic procedure

(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,... More »

Cheap, Deadly Beauty Fix On the Rise

Doctors report spike in illegal injections of silicone

(Newser) - Illegal and potentially fatal silicone injections—a cheaper way to plump up the body than cosmetic surgery—are on the rise, the New York Times reports. The underground treatment, usually administered at home or at "pumping parties," has spread among Latinas and transgender women attracted by the... More »

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