NJ woman denies causing penis injection death

NEWARK - (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man who diedafter having his penis injected with silicone was trying to get itenlarged.

The woman police say gave the injection, resulting in his death,has been charged with manslaughter. She made her first courtappearance Tuesday.

The Essex County prosecutor's office says 34-year-old KasiaRivera gave 22-year-old Justin Street the injection in May. She haspleaded not guilty but remains in jail on $75,000 bail.

Street died the day after his injection. His death was ruled ahomicide following an investigation and a medical examiner'sdetermination he died of a silicone embolism.

Rivera also faces charges accusing her of the unauthorizedpractice of medicine out of her East Orange apartment. Authoritiessay they're investigating whether she gave other people similarinjections.

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