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South Bay Plastic Surgeon, Nurse Charged in Patient’s Surgery Death

A South Bay plastic surgeon and a nurse pleaded not guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter charges stemming from the death of a patient following a botched breast augmentation surgery. Dr. Carlos Chacon, 47, and nurse Heather Lang Vass, 42, are charged in the death of Megan Espinoza, a 36-year-old mother of two who died more than a month after undergoing…