Ex-Morgue Worker In Ohio Admits 2 More Abuse Cases

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Cincinnati (AP) -- A former morgue worker already in prison for having sex with a body awaiting autopsy has pleaded guilty in two more cases of sexually assaulting corpses.

Fifty-six-year-old Kenneth Douglas pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of gross abuse of corpse.

He faces a possible sentence of three years at a Dec. 10 hearing.

Douglas was a night attendant at the Hamilton County Morgue in Cincinnati for 16 years ending in 1992.

He is serving a three-year sentence after being convicted for having sex with the body of an 19-year-old murder victim in 1982.

The latest charges involved two 1991 female homicide victims.

Prosecutors said at the time of the indictments that they were based on DNA testing.

(Copyright 2009 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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