Memphis Resident Going to Prison for Manslaughter

February 14, 2014

A Memphis resident is going to prison for her role in a depraved heart murder case involving the death of a woman who received a buttocks augmentation in Mississippi, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

A Hinds County Circuit Court Jury recently found Natasha Stewart, a.k.a. Pebbelz, 40, of Memphis, guilty of culpable negligence manslaughter and conspiracy to commit manslaughter for her role in the death of an Atlanta, Georgia resident who received injections of silicone during an illegal medical procedure in Jackson. Stewart was sentenced today by Judge William A. Gowan to 15 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections on one count of culpable negligence manslaughter with seven years to serve, eight suspended and three years supervised probation. On count two, conspiracy to commit manslaughter, Stewart was sentenced to five years behind bars and three years supervised probation to run concurrent to count one.

The case was investigated by Richie McCluskey and Lee McDivitt of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division. Prosecution was handled by Assistant Attorney General Patrick Beasley and Special Assistant Attorney General David Linzey. The Attorney General’s Office was assisted in the case by the Hinds County District Attorney’s Office, the Food and Drug Administration, the Mississippi Board of Medical License, the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, the Massage Therapy Board and the Mississippi Board of Nursing .


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