Man jailed 3 years for having sex with body of woman who died of coronavirus

Court sitting in Guyana sentenced a 50-year-old man identified as Leroy Chacon to three years imprisonment after he was found guilty of committing a sexual offence on the body of a woman at the mortuary.

Leroy Chacon was sentenced by a Magistrate court that was presided by Dylon Bess, via zoom on Friday.

The sexual assault incident occurred on September 26 2020.

Leroy who slept with the dead body of woman who died of coronavirus broke into a mortuary to carry out the horrific act.

He was arrested by the Police in Guyana, South America, then had to spend time in quarantine as he had come into contact with the virus.

The 50-year-old man was charged with and found guilty of committing a sexual offence on the body of a woman at the mortuary.

Chacon, an unemployed resident of Trainline Port Kaituma, North West District appeared before Magistrate Dylon Bess, via zoom to answer to the charge.

He pleaded guilty to the charge which stated that on September 26th, at Port Kaituma Hospital Mortuary, he was performing an indecent act on the dead body of a female who died of coronavirus.

The Judge subsequently sentenced Leroy Chacon to three years imprisonment.

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