Saturday, November 04, 2006

Inictments announced in Massachusetts underground liposuction death

Quick follow up from this post about the death of a Worcester, Mass. women by an unliscenced Brazilian physician performing liposuction in an apartment basement.

From the Worcester (MA) Telgram:
A Middlesex Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted Dr. Luiz Carlos Ribeiro, 49, on charges of manslaughter, two counts of practicing medicine without a license and drug counts. Ribeiro's wife, Ana Maria Miranda Ribeiro, 49, is charged with manslaughter and two counts of drug distribution. The owner of the home where the surgery occurred, Ana Celia Pena Sielemann, 41, is charged with being an accessory before and after the fact of manslaughter and two drug counts.

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