Salon owner’s kin apologise to model’s family


RELATIVES of the owners of a beauty salon in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, whose botched liposuction killed a 23-year-old model, attended her wake and apologised to the deceased’s family, reported China Press.

A man and two women who were related to the owners paid a visit to the Xiao En Centre in Cheras on Tuesday to pay their last respects and apologise for the incident.

Coco Siew died on Saturday when undergoing liposuction that allegedly went awry at the salon, which reportedly was not licensed to carry out medical procedures.

The model, who was to get married at the end of the year, was rushed to hospital after her heart rate slowed following an anaesthetic injection on her arm at about 2.30pm. She died at 5pm at the hospital.

Siew’s brother told the daily the relatives of the woman and her daughter who owned the beauty salon felt that it was only proper that they came to pay their last respects.

He thanked the public for their concern.

Siew, said to have led a healthy and fit lifestyle, came first in an Asian modelling competition in 2014.

> Pei Chun High School, along with 25 other Chinese vernacular schools in the Pontian district, Johor, made a donation totalling RM25,000 in support of Dong Zong’s new building, Sin Chew Daily also reported.

Known as the Chinese Education Integrated Building, the RM30mil project is expected to start construction next year in March.

Dong Zong president Tan Tai Kim was present at the school to receive a mock cheque.

He revealed that they had collected RM20mil so far and thanked the schools and their boards for their support.

The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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