A burglar who has been described as “despicable” after having sex with a corpse at a funeral parlour has been jailed for six years (1st Feb).
Khuram from Aston, Birmingham, kicked down the front door before he stole jewellery and disturbed three bodies and nine coffins, including one which contained a baby.
Kasim Khuram was high on drink and drugs when he carried out the “gratuitous” crime last November at a Co-op premises in Birmingham’s Great Barr area.
The 23-year-old previously pleaded guilty to sexual penetration of a body and also admitted breaking into the funeral home with the intention of stealing.
Birmingham Crown Court heard Khuram had been drinking vodka and was high on Mamba and PCP at the time.
During the trial, Baljinder Kaur, from the CPS, said:
“This is an unusual case and it is difficult to imagine a more distressing violation of a loved one.
“On the strength of the case built by the police and
“Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased.”
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