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.