Woman charged with performing fatal illegal butt lift

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THE BRONX -

A woman is facing charges for her part in a surgical procedure that turned fatal.

Police say Whalesca Castillo injected silicone into Lesbia Ayala's buttocks and thighs back in June.

Ayala later went into cardiac arrest at a Castle Hill home where she was staying.

The medical examiner ruled her death a homicide.

According to published reports, Castillo ran an illegal cosmetic clinic out of her Bronx home until she was arrested in January 2011.

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