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According to the officials announced a Colorado plastic surgeon and nurse face a botched surgery in 2019 that led to the death of teenage patient Emmalyn Nguyen have been charged.
Emmalyn Nguyen was 18 years old.
Emmalyn Nguyen went to Colorado Aesthetic for Plastic Surgery of breast augmentation on Aug. 1, 2019, but suffered cardiac arrest after being administered anaesthesia, the Arapahoe County Office said. She fell into a coma after the surgery-gone-wrong, leaving her in a vegetative state. In This Condition, she died around 14 months after the procedure in October 2020 and her family claimed in a lawsuit filed in 2019.
The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office announced that an arrest warrant for Dr Geoffrey Kim was obtained in Nguyen’s death, “after a lengthy criminal investigation. He has been charged with first-degree aggravated assault and criminally negligent homicide.
According to the sheriff’s office, he turned himself into authorities accompanied by his attorney Wednesday, was booked and after being released on bond and a warrant has been issued for his anaesthetic nurse Rex Meeker is also charged with manslaughter and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
“We opened this criminal case in August 2019. The investigation has taken more than two years to complete and involved dozens of interviews and search warrants. Our hope is that this will be the beginning of bringing justice and a sense of closure to Emmalyn’s family.“I think the family has mixed feelings about this.
Emmalyn Nguyen’s parents, Linn Fam and Sonny Nguyen say it’s been more than a year and they are in the dark about what led up to their daughter’s cardiac arrest, which left her incapacitated.