Florida Police Arrest Fake Doctor Whose Fake Beauty Injections Killed Miami Woman

After three years of evading arrest, Jose Robusto has been booked by Miami authorities for manslaughter and charges that he practiced medicine without a license. Robusto is alleged to have killed Suyima Torres of Miami in June 2013 by giving her an injection of an unknown, oily yellow substance as a beauty enhancement. He introduced himself as a Venezuelan doctor and charged $800-$1,500 per clandestine treatment.

Who: Miami-Dade Homicide Unit.

When: May 21, 2016, April 2013-2016.

Where: Miami, Florida.

How: Investigation by Miami-Dade Homicide Unit.

Additional details: Robusto initially fled to Venezuela after Torres’ death. He was arrested at the airport when he made a return trip to Miami. He is currently being held on a $350,000 bond and is considered a flight risk.

Related sources:

$350K Bond for Man Accused of Giving Fatal Buttocks Injections,” NBCMiami, May 26, 2016

Man Charged With Death Of Woman Given Butt Injections,” CBS Miami, May 22, 2016

Bogus Venezuelan doctor who killed Miami mom-of-two, 28, with deadly butt implants and then fled the country is finally arrested after three years on the run,” Daily Mail, May 21, 2016

Man charged in fatal butt injection,” CBS Crimesider, May 21, 2016

Police arrest man accused of performing butt injections that killed 28-year-old,” Miami Herald, May 21, 2016

Cops investigate woman’s death after butt injections,” Miami Herald, June 13, 2013