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Sydney beauty salon worker charged with poisoning client

  • Emergency services responded to reports of a medical episode on Wednesday 
  • The woman was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition  
  • Police reportedly took four employees from Medi Beauty Group for questioning 
  • One of them was charged with GBH and poisoning to endanger life

A beauty salon worker has been charged with poisoning a client who suffered a heart attack in her Sydney clinic.

Paramedics rushed to the Medi Beauty Group in Chippendale at 3.30pm on Wednesday following reports of a medical episode.

A 35-year-old woman was in cardiac arrest and taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a critical condition, a NSW Police spokesman told Daily Mail Australia.

 

A woman is fighting for her life after suffering a heart attack inside a Sydney beauty clinic

Four members of staff were taken away by police for further questioning and a 33-year-old was charged overnight with grievous bodily harm and using poison to endanger life.

She was refused bail and will face Central Local Court on Thursday, police said.

The victim was still in critical condition on Thursday morning. 

The skincare clinic, which only opened recently in the Central Park Mall, specialises in laser and contour treatment and ‘injectable forms of beauty therapy’.

Four members of staff from the clinic were taken away by police for further questioning

Four members of staff from the clinic were taken away by police for further questioning

It was not immediately clear if the hospitalised woman was a client or an employee at the clinic

It was not immediately clear if the hospitalised woman was a client or an employee at the clinic

Police from Redfern Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at the Medi Beauty Group (above, file photo)

Police from Redfern Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at the Medi Beauty Group (above, file photo)

 

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