New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 195.02 Concealment of a human corpse

A person is guilty of concealment of a human corpse when, having a reasonable expectation that a human corpse or a part thereof will be produced for or used as physical evidence in:  (a) an official proceeding;  (b) an autopsy as part of a criminal investigation;  or (c) an examination by law enforcement personnel as part of a criminal investigation;  such person, alone or in concert with another, conceals, alters or destroys such corpse or part thereof with the intent to prevent its production, use or discovery.

Concealment of a human corpse is a class E felony.


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