Celebs charged with propofol abuse are tried 2013/03/25, Source,
From left: Celebrities Park Si-yeon, Lee Seung-yeon and Jang Min-ah appear yesterday at the Seoul Central District Court in southern Seoul for trial on charges of illegal use of the powerful and possibly lethal drug propofol. [NEWSIS]
The trial of three female celebrities charged with illegal use of propofol, a powerful anesthetic and memory loss agent that can kill in overdoses, began yesterday at the Seoul Central District Court in southern Seoul. All three of the defendants - actresses Park Si-yeon, Jang Min-ah and Miss Korea-turned TV beauty program host Lee Seung-yeon - maintain that their use of the drug that contributed to the death of pop star Michael Jackson was for medical purposes, not for recreational use or to help sleep,...More
Actresses indicted for propofol use 2013/03/13, Source,
Actresses Park Si-yeon, Jang Min-ah and Lee Seung-yeon were indicted yesterday by the Seoul Central District Office for alleged illegal propofol use after a monthlong probe by the prosecutors' office.
Prosecutors also requested a fine of 5 million won ($4,555) for broadcaster Hyeon Yeong, one of the four women entertainers who were under the probe, as she used the alleged illegal drug the least among them,...More
Surgeons charged for illegally giving propofol to celebrities 2013/03/09, Source,
Prosecutors charged two plastic surgeons for illegally administering propofol, an intravenously administered drug used for general anesthesia and sedation, to multiple celebrities. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said yesterday it has filed a warrant to detain plastic surgeons, identified by their surnames Ahn and Mo. Ahn runs a plastic surgery clinic in Sinsa-dong and Mo a maternity hospital in Cheongdam-dong, both of which are located in southern Seoul. They are charged with giving propofol to celebrities including Lee Seung-yeon, a former Miss Korea who is now an emcee for a beauty show program, and actress Jang Min-ah as well as Park Si-yeon, without a medical purpose for a long time,...More
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