A morgue attendant has admitted he may have had sex with as many as 100 female corpses.
Kenneth Douglas, from the city of Hamilton, Ohio, was arrested, charged and sentenced to three years in prison in 2008 after DNA from his semen was found inside the body of murder victim, 19-year-old Karen Range.
The crime only came to light after Range’s murderer David Steffen appealed his conviction for murder and rape. He admitted killing Range but denied raping her.
Douglas pleaded guilty in 2012 to having sex with 23-year-old Charlene Appling on the day she died after being strangled while six months pregnant and having sex with another woman April Hicks. Douglas was sentenced for a further three years on each of the offences.
Now he has admitted to having sex with up to 100 dead women between 1976 and 1992 while he worked the night shift.
“I would just get on top of them and pull my pants down,” Hamilton said in a deposition to the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals.
The extent of his crimes came to light as the families of Douglas’s victims were told they could sue his employee, Hamilton County, by the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals.
Douglas said his behaviour was due to drug and alcohol abuse.
SOURCE: Ian Horswill