Alexandra Medina, a 33-year-old new Rochelle mom, saved money because that years to have actually liposuction in the country, wherein it prices much much less than it would in the US. Over the objections of her mother, she checked out a clinic where two patients has currently died. The clinic where those patients and also Medina had procedures has been shut down because Medina`s fatality last week.

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YONKERS, N.Y. — A heartbroken mother wants righteousness for her daughter, who died after experience cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic.


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Alexandra Medina passed away after a cosmetic surgery procedure in the Dominican Republic.


Alexandra Medina, a 33-year-old brand-new Rochelle mom, conserved money for years to have actually liposuction in the country, where it costs much less than it would in the US. Over the objections of her mother, she visited a clinic where 2 patients has already died. The clinic wherein those patients and also Medina had actually procedures has been closeup of the door down since Medina"s fatality last week.

"She to be beautiful and they killed her," mother Connie Toro said. "They took away my small girl."

Medina had concerns after she arrived and called her mom. Toro said there to be a number of red flags: the clinic was dirty; Medina had to salary the surgeon ideal there and also they rolled her in at 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Felix Almanzar, a plastic surgeon, was an alleged to carry out the procedure. Medina"s sister, Maxine David, states he didn"t do the ship tuck himself.

"He handed it turn off to one obstetrician, someone who is no a board certified plastic surgeon," David said.

The fatality certificate perform Medina"s cause of death as one embolism.

"How am i to believe that the was in reality the reason of death and also that she quit breathing. It can be the punctured her lung," Toro said.

Her anguished mother said she hasn"t involved terms through her grief.

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"First it was shock, disbelief, The it was crying continuous, then it was coming to be sporadic and also now it"s anger," she said. "I"m walk to organize onto this till they gain these people."

Toro has remained in touch with Dominican authorities. She said the FBI is likewise investigating.