2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Chapter 194 Death — Disposition of Dead Bodies
Section 194.425 Abandonment of a corpse without notifying authorities, penalty.
Effective 01 Jan 2017, see footnote
Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFAREChapter 194
194.425. Abandonment of a corpse without notifying authorities, penalty. — 1. A person commits the crime of abandonment of a corpse if that person abandons, disposes, deserts or leaves a corpse without properly reporting the location of the body to the proper law enforcement officials in that county.
2. Abandonment of a corpse is a class E felony.
(L. 1995 H.B. 160 § 578.157, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)