(BREITBART) — MCALLEN, Texas – A Texas border woman will spend three years in prison for injecting liquid rubber into at least 30 women seeking to enhance their buttocks. She made them believe it was Botox. Rather than enhance their looks, the rubber turned out to be a toxic chemical that sent several women to the hospital and killed one.
“Unfortunately the sentencing range on this charge only allows me to sentence you to up to three years,” U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez told 39-year-old Elva Navarro during her sentencing hearing. “If I could sentence you to more time I would, unfortunately, I have to follow the law and this this case this is all I can give you.”
Alvarez previously plead guilty to using adulterated products not approved by the FDA. Navarro remains under indictment in state court for practicing medicine without a license and for aggravated kidnapping for her role in the 2012 kidnapping of a college student. Navarro’s attorney Terry Canales said during the hearing that his client was also looking at a murder charge in connection with the victim that died from the injections.
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