A Pennsylvania man has been charged with abuse of a corpse, receiving stolen property and other charges after police say he allegedly tried to buy stolen human remains from an Arkansas woman for possible resale on Facebook.
A spokeswoman for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock confirmed that the remains were transferred to the UAMS facility and sent to the mortuary for cremation. UAMS spokeswoman Leslie Taylor said the remains were sent to Central Arkansas Mortuary in Little Rock, where they were allegedly stolen by a mortuary employee and sold, adding that an open federal investigation is ongoing.
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