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A man known as Dr. Bum Bumā€”the Brazilian doctor known for butt enhancements with more than 650,000 followers on Instagramā€”has been arrested and charged with murder, the Washington Post reports, after one of his patients, a mother of two, died.

According to the Post, Dr. Bum Bum, whose real name is Denis Furtado, traveled to Rio de Janiero to give the mother, Lilian Calixto, butt injections in her home. Furtado took her to the hospital after she developed complications, but the doctors were not able to save her. In response to her death, the head of Brazilian Plastic Surgery Society has said that ā€œyou cannot perform plastic surgery inside an apartment.ā€


The Post reports that Furtado is not licensed to practice in Rio.

Both Furtadoā€™s girlfriend and his mother have been arrested as well. Furtado has posted a series of videos defending himself on his Instagram.


The public prosecutorā€™s office has accused Furtado of taking advantage of his patientsā€™ desire to enhance their beauty by transforming their bodies, saying that Furtado ā€œattracted women with the false promise of quick and immediate beauty.ā€ Read the full report here.