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Friday, August 18, 2006

Liposuction death

FRAMINGHAM

Middlesex prosecutors will announce manslaughter charges today against a Brazilian couple charged with running an illegal cosmetic surgery clinic.

Fabiola DePaula, 24, of Framingham, died after undergoing an illegal liposuction procedure in the accused couple's condominium.

The additional charges and autopsy results are expected to be announced at 3 p.m. at the Framingham Police Department.

Luiz Ribeiro and his wife, Ana Maria Miranda Ribeiro, are currently being held on drug charges related to DePaula's death on July 30.

-- Globe City & Region Staff

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