Cosmetic Surgery

Maryland woman dies during alleged illegal butt enhancement procedure

Enhancement procedure was performed in basement of New York home


Police say a 34-year-old Maryland woman died during an illegal procedure to enlarge her buttocks which was performed in the basement of a New York home.

Kelly Mayhew reportedly traveled to Queens, New York, for the procedure and began having trouble breathing after receiving injections in her buttocks, reported. Her mother reportedly began giving her CPR while the person who administered the injections fled the home.

The suspect allegedly took off in a gray car, reported. Mayhew was brought to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. A medical examiner is investigating her death.

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