Mortuary worker faces necrophilia charge

2012-01-23 10:32
Cape Town - A former mortuary worker is facing charges of necrophilia in the Paarl Regional Court after allegedly having sex with the body of a 7-year-old girl nearly four years ago.

The girl died after she was hit by a car in Wellington, reported the Weekend Argus.

The man was apparently involved in moving the child’s body from the accident scene to the mortuary.

The man, who can’t be named as he has not yet pleaded, is married and the father of two children.

A pathologist saw that the girl’s body had been violated.

A warrant of arrest was issued for the man after he failed to appear in court, but this was later withdrawn and described as a “misunderstanding” by the accused’s lawyer.

He was released on his own recognisance.
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