Published Jul 30, 2018 at 6:12 PM | Updated at 11:38 PM EDT on Jul 30, 2018
They died for beauty. The NBC 6 Investigators identified ten women over the past eight years who died after undergoing a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure in South Florida.
Most of women were mothers who traveled to the state to get the surgery done by different doctors at different clinics.
All ten women died from what’s called a “fat embolism.” That’s when a piece of fat gets into a patient’s blood stream and causes them to stop breathing.