Southwest Mo. Woman Arrested for Taking Photos with Corpse

By Missourinet

Published 08/27 2014 09:06PM

Updated 08/27 2014 09:07PM

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. -- A woman from the southeast Missouri town of Carl Junction has been arrested for allegedly posing for photos with a dead body and posting those photos on Facebook.The 24-year-old faces a charge of abandonment of a corpse.

Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland says authorities are still looking for a male also seen in the photos.

The Joplin Globe
 reports the woman posed with the body of 30-year-old Dennis Meyer of Joplin, who was found dead last week in a rural driveway. What caused his death is still not known.

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