Today In People Dying From Botched Butt Lifts

Posted February 16, 2022 by with 5 comments

There are so many tragic and completely preventable ways to die (the unvaxxed dying of COVID, lung cancer from smoking cigarettes, drug overdoses), but death by butt lift has got to be the most senseless. Via NYDailyNews:

A woman died early Tuesday after she was dumped at a Bronx hospital half naked — and doctors suspect she was the victim of a botched butt lift injection, police sources said.

Two mystery women are being sought after they drove 53-year-old Maxine Messam to Jacobi Medical Center in her own BMW SUV and then walked off, leaving the vehicle behind early Tuesday.

Messam, who was naked from the waist down when she was left at the hospital, had needle marks on her body and doctors found a foreign substance had been injected into her buttocks.

The two women who dropped her off cast themselves as Good Samaritans to hospital staff before taking off, claiming they found her in distress at Woodlawn Cemetery and wanted to help her, police said.

There have been multiple cases in recent years in which women unable to afford the price charged by legitimate plastic surgeons have turned to scammers pretending to be licensed and offering dangerous enhancements at a discount.