“Black Madam” Padge Victoria Windslowe was expected to retake the stand Monday in her third-degree murder trial.
She never made it.
Prison spokeswoman Shawn Hawes said Windslowe, 45, has been admitted to an unnamed Philadelphia hospital after complaining of chest pains this morning. The trial is now slated to resume Wednesday.
The break comes after two days of dizzying testimony from Windslowe, who is accused of killing a British break-dancer who died after having industrial-grade silicone injected into her buttocks for cosmetic purposes.
Windslowe, the so-called “Michelangelo” of butt injections, is also charged with aggravated assault after an exotic dancer nearly died after attending a “pumping party” in East Germantown.
Both women landed in the emergency room after the silicone Windslowe injected migrated to their lungs, according to testimony.
An emergency room doctor testified that Claudia Aderotimi, the break-dancer, complained of chest pains before her death in Feb. 2011.
Windslowe said she injected “thousands” of women before her arrest in 2012, including herself.
Before Aderotimi’s death, Windslowe said she never knew of anyone who suffered health complications from her black market injections, let alone died.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys are barred from speaking with reporters because of a court-imposed gag order.