Woman charged with murder after man dies from illegal silicone injections, police say


A North Carolina woman who gave a 19-year-old man silicone injections at her home has been charged with second-degree murder in his death, police said.

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Police said Eugene Jones II went to Kavonceya Inman Cornelius’ home on Union Heights Boulevard in Salisbury for the injection. He died Jan. 12 in Fayetteville as a result of the procedure, authorities said. 

Police were notified Feb. 13 by another victim who received silicone injections from Cornelius and subsequently had serious health problems.

Police found that Cornelius had been conducting the medical procedures with non-medical-grade silicone.

Cornelius, who is also known as Kenneth Rudolph Cornelius, was charged Monday with second-degree murder.


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