Wednesday, August 2, 2006


Woman Dies During Liposuction at Home

`A man was arrested on charges of practicing medicine without a license after a woman died during a liposuction procedure performed in the basement of a home, authorities said Monday.

Luis Carlos Rebeiro, a native of Brazil, was to be arraigned in district court on Monday following the death of a 23-year-old woman Sunday. [..]

Police also charged Rebeiro with drug possession. A spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office said she did not know what type of drugs.’

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