A FORMER physique modifier has been arrested over a process that allegedly led to the loss of life of a lady.
Brendan Russell, 37, was arrested in his NSW Central Coast dwelling right this moment and has been taken in for questioning at Gosford Police Station over the loss of life of the 30-year-old girl.
Police allege the lady, whose physique was discovered by her seven-year-old daughter whereas they had been each at dwelling, underwent a physique modification process at Mr Russell’s Central Coast tattoo store earlier than her loss of life.
The lady had gone to the 37-year-old’s store to get a silicon snowflake implanted into her hand, a well-liked physique modification process.
On April 12, 2017, three weeks after the process, the mom was discovered useless in her Toowoon Bay dwelling.
A autopsy examination discovered the 30-year-old mum died of septicaemia, attributable to an an infection in her proper hand.
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Detectives from the Brisbane Water and Tuggerah Lakes police districts shaped a joint strike drive, codenamed Nellievale, after the incident.
Police allege the lady had complained to the 37-year-old about problems she’d skilled after the process.
“Strike drive officers have additionally been investigating a criticism by a second girl, who allegedly engaged the physique modifier for a abdomen process at his Erina enterprise in November 2016,” police mentioned in a press release.
Detectives arrested Mr Russell, who marketed himself as a “physique modification professional”, at his Terrigal dwelling right this moment.
The physique modification business is a brand new one which suggests the legal guidelines are but to catch up.
In Could, NSW Police confirmed that “there’s presently no laws for physique modification in NSW nonetheless members of the so-called pores and skin penetration business are required to observe public well being rules”.
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