Woman dead, another in critical condition after liposuction procedure at Somerville home – Boston 25 News

SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Authorities are investigating the death of an Everett woman and the hospitalization of a Somerville woman after they underwent the same medical procedure inside a home last week, Middlesex District Attorney Marian announced. Ryan.

On Friday around 4:30 p.m., Everett Police responded to a home on Bucknam Street to treat a woman with medical issues. That woman, the 35-year-old resident of the home, was transported to CHA Everett where she was pronounced dead, according to Ryan.

Emergency broadcasts indicated that he had returned from surgery earlier that day and that paramedics were unable to take his blood pressure. During efforts to resuscitate the woman, police were alerted to the possibility that the woman was undergoing illegal surgery, which was eventually traced to 91 Central Street in Somerville, a three-story khaki building with no indication that served as a medical office.

Investigators learned that another woman had the same procedure performed at that address and was taken to a Boston hospital, where she remained until Monday.

However, on Friday, police removed what appeared to be medical waste from the home.

Sources told 25 Investigates on Monday that both women underwent a liposuction procedure. It is unknown who performed these procedures, although the source said she was a woman. It is unknown if she had a medical license and/or experience performing liposuction.

A co-worker of the deceased woman also underwent liposuction and also ended up in the hospital, where she is in critical condition, a source tells Boston 25 News.

This experience is essential. While liposuction in the US carries an overall complication rate of less than three percent, it can cause serious side effects, especially if large volumes are removed. As fluid in the body moves, organs such as the kidneys, heart and lungs are put under stress. Other possible side effects include infection, internal puncture, blood clots, and bleeding.

Prosecutor Ryan did not confirm that the women underwent liposuction.

“We know that one person who underwent some type of medical procedure died,” Ryan said. “We know there is another one who is hospitalized.”

The Everett woman’s cause of death is pending as medical examiners investigate.

State and local police are assisting the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Somerville Police at (617) 625-1600 or Massachusetts State Police Detectives at 781-897-6600.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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