Daysha Phillips, a dancer at a Brooklyn nightclub, had also traveled to St. Louis for the procedure.
The silicone reportedly got into Phillips’ bloodstream and traveled to her lungs. She reported having trouble breathing, and died four days after the procedure.
Edmundson, Missouri Police said three other people were with Phillips for the 2015 procedure; two others reportedly got the injections but did not suffer any aftereffects, and police said the third person decided against undergoing the procedure.
Nitica Lee pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter on April 1, KMOV-TV reports. She was then sentenced to five years in prison.
Lee, who is not a medical professional, has already served time in prison for robbery, burglary and theft, according to the Post-Dispatch.