An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report.
Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Caribbean island,
Williams, who taught English at Huffman High School, died from complications five days after the procedure. Her body was brought back to the US on Monday, according to WBRC.
“She was a diva and she loved fashion. She loved her students and her students loved her,” family friend Myla Bennett told the news station.
Birmington City Schools confirmed the ninth-grade teacher’s death Wednesday in a statement.
Williams is survived by a 14-year-old son.
Her death marks the second American tourist to die this month from cosmetic surgery on the island. New York City restaurant worker Manuel Nuñez, 28, died after undergoing liposuction last Tuesday at a clinic.