One arrested after silicone injections turn fatal

Kavonceya Iman Cornelius

Kavonceya Iman Cornelius

- A 42-year-old Salisbury woman is charged with second-degree murder after she allegedly gave unlicensed silicone injections that led to the death of a Fayetteville teen, according to authorities.

Kavonceya Iman Cornelius, 42, also known as Kenneth Rudolph Cornelius, of Salisbury is charged with second degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Eugene Jones II. He died January 12 in Fayetteville as a result of the procedure, authorities said.

Police were later notified that an out-of-state victim who received similar injections is now experiencing health problems.

Channel 9 reported that police found Cornelius had been conducting the medical procedures with non-medical-grade silicone.

A warrant for second-degree murder was served to Cornelius on Monday. Cornelius is being held without bond in the Rowan County Detention Center. Her first court appearance is set for March 22, 2017.