DA arrests woman for illegal injection death

A woman has been charged with killing a Bronx resident after illegally performing a cosmetic procedure, according to the Bronx district attorney's office.'Elsa,' 57, allegedly

THE BRONX - A woman has been charged with killing a Bronx resident after illegally performing a cosmetic procedure, according to the Bronx district attorney's office.

'Elsa,' 57, allegedly injected Fiordaliza Pichardo with silicone injections in her hips and buttocks on March 16, 2009, according to the district attorney. Pichardo went into cardiac arrest soon after receiving the injections and died shortly after.

Pichardo's family spoke to News 12 after her death and said they believed this was a growing trend among Bronx women.

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