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Mortuary Worker Given 10 Years for Trafficking Body Parts

An article in the Sacramento Bee reports that a former mortuary worker convicted of dismembering cadavers donated to the UCLA medical school and selling the body parts was sentenced to serve ten years in prison and pay more than $1.7 million in unpaid taxes, fines and restitution. Jurors in the California mortuary malpractice case found that Ernest Nelson, 51, was guilty of various crimes, including grand theft and tax...
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