Colombian mother dies after surgeons abandon her following botched bottom enlargement surgery

9 October 2015 / 1 year 2 weeks ago

A 23-year-old Colombina woman died after form a massive heart attack following a botched operation in Barranquilla, in Atlantico, north-east Colombia.

According to a report in AsianTown via online sources, medics at the plastic surgery clinic drove Angie Carolina Mendoza to the hospital when they realised that something had gone wrong.

She was reportedly taken to the local hospital's accident and emergency department by an unidentified couple dressed in nurses' uniforms.

Eyewitnesses said a man and a woman had carried the mother-of-one inside, before fleeing the scene, claiming they would return with the patient's notes.

According to reports, Ms Mendoza was pale and struggling to breathe -- and she died a few minutes later.

Ms Mendoza who is the mother of a one-year-old daughter reportedly did not tell her husband James Jimenez Polo, 30, about the surgery.

After visiting the plastic surgery clinic in Barranquilla in secret, she booked herself in for a bottom enlargement.

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