British woman dies in Bangkok plastic surgery clinic

A young British woman died at a beauty clinic in the capital’s Huai Khwang district last night while undergoing a second treatment.

The 24-year-old Briton reportedly died while receiving anaesthesia for hip surgery last night at SP Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, which has operated for 10 years under a valid license.

The clinic offers the usual range of laser treatments, liposuction and body augmentation services.

Her doctor, 51-year-old Sompop Saensiri, was detained for questioning while police inspect whether the clinic had proper emergency equipment and followed health standards.

Authorities speculate the deceased woman ate a meal prior to receiving anaesthetic, which caused complications resulting in her death. Her body has been submitted for forensic examination.

The doctor could face a charge of unintentionally causing death. The British Embassy has been informed of her death, Khaosod reported.

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