Police have searched the home of a New Jersey woman being questioned in the case of a British woman who died after receiving cosmetic injections in her buttocks at a Philadelphia hotel.
Lt. Ray Evers said police issued a search warrant Tuesday night at the Bergen County, N.J., home of a woman they think set up the appointment online. The woman has been questioned but is not under arrest.
A 20-year-old British student died early Tuesday after she apparently flew to Philadelphia to get silicone injections into her buttocks at a Hampton Inn in southwest Philly near Philadelphia International Airport..
Police executed a search warrant at the Hampton Inn on Bartram Avenue Tuesday afternoon with suspicions that two women had performed butt implant procedures inside rooms, sources say.
Suspicions of these hotel-room medical procedures came about after Claudia Seye Aderotimi died around 1:30 a.m. after being taken to a Delaware County hospital, according to court documents.
Aderotimi had a butt enhancement procedure around noon Monday and started to complain of chest pain around midnight, police say.
This was the second time Adusei turned to these women for buttocks enhancement, sources say. Aderotimi and her friend -- who had her hips done this time around -- had gotten butt-enhancement procedures last November, sources say.
It wasn't clear if the women who administered the injections were licensed to do so. They left after the procedures and weren't there when Aderotimi began feeling chest pain, sources said.
The women also did a good job covering their tracks, police sources say.
The preliminary cause of death is attributed to silicone injected into the woman's vascular system, ultimately stopping her heart, according to the Delaware County medical examiner, but it is "pending further studies." The autopsy is not yet complete.
Four female students from England, including Aderotimi, traveled to Philadelphia on Saturday and planned to stay a week. Two of the women were here for support and to go to a New York City birthday party while the other two stayed in Philly to have cosmetic procedures performed, say police.
One woman paid $1,800 to get hip injections while the Aderotimi paid an unknown amount to have her buttocks enhanced, sources say.
They had found out about the procedure online, say sources.
The women stayed in rooms in the Hampton Inn but it wasn't exactly clear who rented the rooms, say sources.
The FDA got involved Tuesday afternoon to try and figure out the legality of the injections, sources say.