Abuse of a corpse: A brief history and re-theorization of necrophilia laws in the USA

@article{Troyer2008AbuseOA,
  title={Abuse of a corpse: A brief history and re-theorization of necrophilia laws in the USA},
  author={John Troyer},
  journal={Mortality},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={132 - 152}
}
Abstract In September 2006, Wisconsin police discovered Nicholas Grunke, Alexander Grunke, and Dustin Radtke digging into the grave of a recently deceased woman. Upon questioning by police, Alexander Grunke explained that the three men wanted to exhume the body for sexual intercourse. In the Wisconsin state court system, the three men were charged with attempted third-degree sexual assault and attempted theft. None of the men could be charged with attempted necrophilia, since the state of… 

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