LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A massage therapist pleaded not guilty Thursday to a murder charge in the death of a client at a Long Beach beauty salon three years ago.
Sandra Yaneth Gonzalez, who is also known as Sandra Yaneth Slaughter, was rearrested on Tuesday, three years after Hamilet Suares’ death.READ MORE: Appeals Court Vacates Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
She went into cardiac arrest on Feb. 12, 2014 after going to the salon for a massage, according to police, who did not say exactly what kind of service the victim received.READ MORE: Dr. Simone Gold, Beverly Hills Physician Indicted In Capitol Riot, Spreading Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccine Across The Country
Gonzalez, who is not a licensed doctor, advertised a variety of cosmetic procedures, including buttocks enhancement, lip enhancements and “vampire facelifts,” prosecutors said.
She is being held on $2 million bail and faces up to life in prison if convicted.MORE NEWS: Co-Founder Of Black Lives Matter LA Sues LAPD Over Their Response To Swatting Call At Her Home
The defendant is due back in court March 15.