Ohio Revised Code Title XXIX. Crimes Procedure § 2927.01

(A) No person, except as authorized by law, shall treat a human corpse in a way that the person knows would outrage reasonable family sensibilities.

(B) No person, except as authorized by law, shall treat a human corpse in a way that would outrage reasonable community sensibilities.

(C) Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of abuse of a corpse, a misdemeanor of the second degree.  Whoever violates division (B) of this section is guilty of gross abuse of a corpse, a felony of the fifth degree.


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