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    Human Corpse Abuse (9.1)

     

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    2927.01 Abuse of a corpse.

    (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.