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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 872.06

Abuse of a dead human body; penalty.


As used in this section, the term “sexual abuse” means:


Anal or vaginal penetration of a dead human body by the sexual organ of a person or by any other object;


Contact or union of the penis, vagina, or anus of a person with the mouth, penis, vagina, or anus of a dead human body; or


Contact or union of a person’s mouth with the penis, vagina, or anus of a dead human body.


A person who mutilates, commits sexual abuse upon, or otherwise grossly abuses a dead human body commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. Any act done for a bona fide medical purpose or for any other lawful purpose does not under any circumstance constitute a violation of this section.


s. 1, ch. 96-393.