Sunday, February 19, 2012

Necrophilia set to be outlawed in Illinois after officials realise it is still technically LEGAL

Sex with a corpse is set to be outlawed in Illinois - though many officials assumed it was a crime already.

In the past, people arrested for the bizarre behaviour have got away scot-free because of the lack of a law specifically making necrophilia illegal.

But the impunity will end if a new bill passes which would make unauthorised movement of a corpse a felony.

The bill, sponsored by Democratic state senator Dan Beiser, was inspired by recent incidents where the bodies of drug-overdose victims were moved in order to hinder the authorities' investigations into their deaths, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

But another provision in the the legislation will fill a much-needed gap in the legal code by finally outlawing necrophilia. Read More