An Irishman, convinced he was so fat and ugly that his decade younger wife would leave him, died while undergoing elective cosmetic surgery overseas.
Pierre Christian Lawlor (33), of Belarmine Place, Stepaside, Dublin, married Venezulean Andrea Galeano, who was 23 at the time of her husband’s death, traveled to Colombia to have plastic surgery because he feared his wife would leave him for one of his friends, as had happened to his parents.
The couple met Online in 2006 and have a baby together.
Lawlor died after having paid €3,500 to have liposuction and numerous nips and tucks to his face and neck during a trip to Bogota. His wife testified that she had told him not to have the surgery and also that she believed him to have been under the influence of cocaine and alcohol the day prior to the surgery.
Lawlor died of cardiac arrest shortly after the lengthy surgery was performed and his drug usage is being explored to see if it contributed to his demise.
Lawlor reportedly explored the Internet for discount rates on plastic surgery before settling upon the Colombian clinic.
Source: Belfast Telegraphnone