Abuse of a corpse - Iowa Sexual Assault Laws

In Iowa, the criminal charge of Abuse of a corpse is classified as a Class D felony.

Abuse of a corpse Crime & Punishment in Iowa :

The Iowa code § 709.18 defines one degrees of the crime abuse of a corpse, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.

Severity Abuse of a corpse - Charge Description Punishment
Class D felony
Up to 5 years in prison

Abuse of a corpse is a charge that is unique to Iowa. Crimes that would be prosecuted as abuse of a corpse in Iowa will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.

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