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NYC woman dies after cosmetic buttocks procedure

By: CBS NEWS
August 1, 2017 Updated: August 1, 2017 at 8:58 am
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Tymel Bynum holds cell phone with face book photos of his sister Latesha Bynum. She died after reported botched plastic surgery. (ANDREW SAVULICH/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

NEW YORK -- A Harlem woman who underwent a cosmetic procedure became fatally ill soon after surgery, CBS New York reports.

Now, questions are surfacing over the practice where the procedure was done as the death of 31-year-old Latesha Bynum is under investigation. Police sources say the medical procedure may have taken her life.

The death of 31-year-old Latesha Bynum is under investigation after police sources said a medical procedure she underwent may have taken her life. CBS NEW YORK 

Sources told CBS New York Bynum paid for injections in her buttocks somewhere in a building in New York City's Kips Bay neighborhood. Though the building appears to be strictly residential, Bynum's brother claims his sister was under the care of doctors whom she had seen for other procedures.

"They had their licenses," said the Bynum's brother, Tymel. "They're supposed to know what they (are) doing, such a tragic incident."

Read the full story at CBS News.

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