Friday, November 15, 2019

Beautician who gave TV producer butt lift injections that killed her is JAILED only for ONE YEAR

An American judge said a British beautician got away with murder when jailing her for a year for killing a TV producer in a botched butt lift.

Donna Francis, 39, gave Kelly Mayhew three injections of silicone she bought off eBay in the basement of her house in New York in May 2015.

But on the third dose the 34-year-old turned purple and immediately went into shock, dying shortly afterwards.

Part of the extradition deal which saw Francis return to the US from Britain meant she could only be sentenced to a maximum of one year in prison.

According to Mail Online, Judge Kenneth Holder said the phrase 'getting away with murder' applied to Francis as he was sentencing her.

She wept in court as she was sentenced.

The judge added: "What (the family) is not getting, in my opinion, is justice. If you have a conscience, this is going to haunt you much longer than the one-year sentence you’re going to serve."

Latrice, the mother of the victim, who was with her for the procedure, begged Francis for help when her daughter stopped breathing but Francis simply packed up her equipment and fled the scene.

Kelly's last words to her mum, who also said Francis got away with murder, were 'mommy, hold my hand'.

The mum and daughter had travelled to see Francis from their home in Maryland, US, and the victim's mother said her daughter had five previous plastic surgeries.

Emergency services found Kelly unconscious at the home in Mayhew and rushed her to hospital, but she died.