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Owners of Colorado funeral homes allow selling body parts for cash

Former Colorado funeral hall owners secretly dissect corpses and dissect parts of their bodies without the consent of their mourning relatives. I pleaded guilty to selling it.

Megan Hess , who ran the Sunset Mesa Funeral Home in Montrose, and Megan Hess, who was running a human body parts business called Donor Service from the same building, were in federal court on TuesdayPaid to cremate their deceased loved one.

According to court records, instead of cremating her body, she harvested her head, thorns, arms, and legs and sold them.

The prosecutor has asked Hess, who had previously claimed her innocence, to be sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison. She has been detainedsince she was arrestedin 2020. Her lawyer demanded a lighter sentence of two years.

In 2009, Hess and her mother, Shirley Koch, launched a non-profit donor services organization called the Sunset Mesa Funeral Foundation. Third Party — Primarily for surgical training and other educational purposes.

Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors and Donor Services

Pairs spend more than $ 1,000 on cremations that have never happened I billed the customer. To maximize her interests, Hess targeted poor and vulnerable families and had a hard time making arrangements on the last days of her relatives, according to court documents. She also offered a free cremation in exchange for a body donation.

According to the prosecutor, many families received ashes mixed with the bodies of various corpses. One client received a concrete mix rather than the remains of a loved one.

Hess forged dozens of body donation agreements, discovered by federal agents. According to court documents, her ex-employee earned $ 40,000 by taking out and selling some of the gold teeth of her deceased as part of her eerie plan. I blamed him.

"Meet the hospice on the 4th ... Open the donor's lock," Hess wrote to her future body part purchaser in 2014. Get ready !!!! ... How about a fully antiseptic thorn deal ... $ 950?

In the United States, it is illegal to sell organs such as the heart, kidneys, and tendons for transplantation, but selling corpses and body parts for use in research and education is Not regulated by federal law.

With post wire