Broward County

‘Toxic tush’ doctor back in jail over rear-end cosmetic procedures

Ron Oneal Morris
Ron Oneal Morris Miami Herald File

A South Florida woman accused of injecting “super glue” and Fix-A-Flat into the buttocks of women in botched illegal cosmetic surgery procedures is back in jail in Broward.

Ron Oneal Morris, 33, is charged with multiple counts of practicing medicine without a license/serious bodily injury and one count of manslaughter.

Morris recently wrapped up a prison stint for her conviction in Miami-Dade. Last year, she pleaded guilty to one count of practicing health care without a license. She was sentenced to 336 days and began her time on Jan. 7.

Morris is being held at Broward’s main jail without bond but there will be a hearing in the next couple of weeks to see if she is eligible for it.

Morris’ attorney has asked for help from the state because they have not be able to locate any of her alleged victims. It was a similar situation for Miami-Dade prosecutors. They said a lack of physical evidence and the reluctance of witnesses to testify would have made a conviction difficult. The state added that they never found evidence that Morris actually used Fix-A-Flat in her injections.

Morris, who police say was born a man but identifies as a woman, was first arrested Nov. 18, 2011. Authorities say a person who was looking to get a job at a nightclub and wanted a curvier figure paid $700 for the injections in 2010. Morris allegedly used some type of tubing and inserted a toxic concoction into her backside during a painful procedure.

She was rearrested after a second person came forward claiming to have been treated by Morris and her associate Corey Eubank, according to Miami Gardens Police.

Eubank pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of culpable negligence. In exchange, he received one year of probation.

Morris was charged with manslaughter in Broward in the death of Shatarka Nuby, 31, who died while serving time in a Tallahassee prison.

After her death, the assistant medical examiner determined Nuby died of “massive systemic silicone migration” as a consequence of cosmetic silicone injections that were allegedly given to her by Oneal in 2007, which she then sealed with cotton balls and super glue.

Before her death, Nuby told a Florida Department of Health investigator that she paid Morris at least $2,000 for about 10 treatments between 2007 and 2011 to enhance her buttocks, hips, thighs and breasts.

Another woman, Valentina Lopez of Hallandale Beach, claimed injections given to her by Morris made her ill. Lopez said she had silicone injections done on her buttocks which resulted in knots which required seven surgeries to fix.

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