709.18 ABUSE OF A CORPSE. 1. A person commits abuse of a human corpse if the person knowingly and intentionally engages in a sex act, as defined in section 702.17, with a human corpse. 2. A person commits abuse of a human corpse if the person mutilates, disfigures, or dismembers a human corpse with the intent to conceal a crime. 3. A person commits abuse of a human corpse if the person hides or buries a human corpse with the intent to conceal a crime. 4. A person who violates this section commits a class "D" felony.

         Section History: Recent Form

         96 Acts, ch 1006, §1; 2007 Acts, ch 91, §2
         Referred to in § 229A.2

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