A mother and daughter were arrested after allegedly causing the death of a woman with the practice of illegal plastic surgery.
CBSLA reports that the two suspects, Libby Adame, 51, and Alicia Galaz, 23, were arrested on August 5th. The two women are allegedly mother and daughter. Police connected the suspects to the death of 26-year-old Karissa Rajpaul. Adame and Galaz allegedly performed an illegal butt implant surgery on Rajpaul on October 15, 2019. The victim posted and discussed her surgery on her social media.
According to KABC, Adame and Galaz presented themselves as experts specialists. The victim had three procedures done by the the woman. She passed away after her third procedure.The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office listed RajPaul’s death as homicide due to acute cardiopulmonary dysfunction and intramuscular/intravascular silicone injections. The victim died the same day as her surgery at a local hospital.
The two woman faced charges on Monday for the homicide. Adame was released the day after her arrest with one million dollars in bail. Galaz was released a day after Adame on bond and her first court appearance will take place on December 8th.